Mae of the Week: February 24

This issue’s M.O.T.W. is Chepe’s favorite son Lucas “la lechuga” Ugalde. Lucas is an outdoorsy type who doesn’t mind getting his hands dirty. His hobbies include public urination, collecting shreds of cardboard boxes, and sprawling out, unconscious, in the middle of the sidewalk. At the moment, Ugalde is between jobs and homes. He’s currently staying at…

Mexico’s Pena Nieto Mistakes Stephen Harper for Polar Bear

“I never see nothing so big and white before” MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto mistook Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a polar bear yesterday during a meeting between the two heads of state to discuss North American collaboration at Mexico’s Los Pinos Presidential Palace. When Harper stepped off of his presidential plane yesterday,…

Costa Rica Soccer Brawl Ends In Tie

LA SABANA — A fight between fans of soccer clubs La Liga and Cartago was ruled a tie by league officials this morning, as the raucous events in the stands turned out to be as boring as the game on the pitch. During the game at the National Stadium yesterday, play was halted as members of each…

Gringo Man Dies of Boredom on a Valentine’s Date with Tica

“He didn’t even pick up the check,” Tica says TERRAMALL – Raquel Mayorga has sworn off ever dating an extrañjero again after her gringo Valentine’s Day date died in his sleep at Terramall’s Tintos y Blancos restaurant Thursday night and failed to pick up the ₡40,000 tab. According to Mayorga, she met Garrett Utley, a 28-year old from Ft. Lauderdale, at…