In 1993 a version based in Costa Rica began under the direction Enrique Gonzalez and it was held through 2014. Notable winners of this era include TV presenter Yaraliz Lasanta, Miss Universe contestants Fabriella Quesada, Teresa Rodriguez, Mayra Matos, Nazareth Cascante, Adriana Paniagua and Valerie Hernandez crowned Miss International in Japan.
A new version of the Miss Teen International pageant held annually based in Guayaquil, Ecuador, it began its operation as "Miss Teenager International" since it was launched on Monday July 28, 2014 at the Auditorium of the Anthropological and Contemporary Art Museum, MAAC, event which Fabiola Ortiz of Bolivia was the winner of the 2014 title.
The Miss Teen International trademark with expedient number SENADI 2019 1517 by the National Service for Intellectual Rights of the Republic of Ecuador was published in -The Gazette of Intellectual Rights- no. 647 and was granted under the provisions of Resolution SENADI_2019_ RS_8989 to Rodrigo Moreira its holder on May 21, 2019. View Files
The 19-year-old model Luciana Begazo was become the first Peruvian to win the Miss Teen International title in history, achieving appearances in magazines and media.
The current winner is Maria Alejandra Royo of Panama crowned as Miss Teen International 2020 in a TV studio after the contest wasn't held due to the pandemic.
Over the past 20 years, Rodrigo Moreira has made a career in the world of beauty pageants.