Cuban beauty pageant director who presided over the Miss Venezuela competition.
Many of the Miss Venezuelas crowned while he headed the pageant went on to win international beauty pageant titles.
He and model Lupita Jones both served as judges for a Univision beauty contest called Nuestra Belleza Latina.
He worked in advertising before becoming a member of the Venezuelan Committee of Beauty in the late 1960s.
He was born Osmel Ricardo Sousa Mancilla in Cienfuegos, Cuba. He later settled in Venezuela.