*+-To educate children, Argentina’s Pequeno Editor published a biodegradable book embedded with jacaranda seeds that can literally be planted after it is read.
*+-The strong US dollar, a struggling bookstore sector and a slowdown in government book acquisitions has pushed the Brazilian publishing sector into a crisis.
*+-A first edition of One Hundred Years of Solitude was stolen at the Bogota Book Fair last week. Police recovered the book, but the thieves are still at large.
*+-Nicole Witt of the Mertin Literary Agency reports on rights deals from the Buenos Aires Book Fair, where literary fiction is always a highlight.
*+-This is the part three of our series about how Venezuelan publishers are surviving amid fierce challenges. Today, we consider a trio of scrappy publishers.
*+-Part 2 of our series looking at how small Venezuelan publishers are surviving and amid challenges looks at Lector Complice and Negro sobre Blanco.
*+-Part 1 of our series on how Venezuelan publishers are coping with crisis looks at Igneo Editorial , a young publisher supported by a fitness magazine.
*+-A new report from German ebook distribution platform quantifies the anticipated growth of digital publishing across Latin America.
*+-A recent day-long event in New York highlighted the travails Spanish-language publishers have finding traction for translations in the US market.
*+-German ebook distribution platform Bookwire’s international expansion is rolling across Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia.