The last time I heard anything about Latrine was after the facebook, Innvo Labs win a Pleo Rb contest. Late October I think. ( If I remember correctly, she was selling the RB she won, as she had so many already and decided she didn't need or want it.) I haven't seen anything or heard anything since then.
I am not sure about peeling the paint off of a Pleo. It is not as easy as it sounds, believe me, it takes a longgggggggggggggggggggggggggg time.
I do know that painting the older Pleos is pretty easy, and several members here have done that with fairly good success. I do think personally, that you do not have to take off all the paint in order to paint or redo an older Ugobe Pleo. I think the original paint under works well with the color on top. If you do decide to try and "peel" off the original paint, just take your time and keep us informed on your progress. good luck!
RWM and the Pleo Clan of the Redwoods