Woman on Gap Year Appalled to Be Singled Out as Native English Speaker

Despite 3 months of shacking up with Puerto Viejo Rastas, not assumed Latina PUERTO VIEJO — After three months living the dream of a Puerto Viejo beach bum, 21-year-old Brit Francesca Wagstaff was utterly insulted when she was identified as a native English speaker on a local bus last week. The Durham University graduate, whose blog…

Mae of the Week: January 10

This week’s M.O.T.W. is Puerto Viejo native “Monsta P.” Born in the town of Sixaola, “P”  — whose given name is Michael Connors — moved to the big city when he was 15 seeking better opportunities. Now 34, P has utterly dominated PV’s coconut scene, currently ranking as the town’s 4th most successful vendor who doesn’t own footwear. Though P…