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FUDcon LATAM 2012 - BID Venezuela - Margarita Island

Local Team

Brief description of the city.

More information here

Margarita Island (spanish: Isla de Margarita) is the largest island of the state of Nueva Esparta in Venezuela, situated in the Caribbean Sea, off the northeastern coast of the country. The state also contains two other smaller islands: Coche and Cubagua. The capital city of Nueva Esparta is La Asunción, located in a river valley of the same name in Margarita Island. Primary industries are tourism, fishing and construction. The population of the state is about 440,000.

Major local airports and their distance from lodging and venue.

Santiago Mariño International Airport

Santiago Mariño Caribbean International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional del Caribe "Santiago Mariño") (IATA: PMV, ICAO: SVMG) is a commercial airport located near Porlamar, the largest city on Isla Margarita, an island in state of Nueva Esparta in Venezuela.

The Airport is divided into two sections; International and Domestic. International flights leave to Canada, Europe, South America and the Caribbean. Primary domestic routes are to Caracas, Maturín and Ciudad Bolivar.

Private ways of transportation can be used if they are needed.

Description of proposed lodging and estimated costs along with a written agreement from lodging specifying rates

Estimated costs of flights major airports that attendees will travel from.

This cost can variate / Special prices can be found with Copa

Countries inside LATAM

Panamá Costa Rica Nicaragua El Salvador Guatemala Colombia Ecuador México Chile (Santiago) Brazil (Rio) Brazil (Sao Paulo) Argentina
Costs (estimated)

Countries Outside LATAM

Canadá (Montreal) Miami
Costs (estimated)

Country Visa Information

Venezuela doesn't require Visa

Pros and Cons of the proposed location.


  • Venezuela has a growing community
  • Venezuela services are really cheap (food and transportation)


  • Travel to Venezuela can be expensive

Possible attendees

# Name $$$ Veg Size Share room? Comments Hotel booked extra line for badge Country TEAM
1 María "tatica" Leandro Yes NO M (woman) Yes (User:richzendy) No No Venezuela Ambassador, Design, Marketing, Translation
2 Edwind "richzendy" Contreras Yes NO L Yes (User:tatica) No No Venezuela Ambassador, Packager, Spins
3 Oliver Rivas Yes NO XL Yes No No USA / Venezuela
4 Guillermo Gómez Yes NO L Yes No No Venezuela RPMDev, Ruby SIG, Fedora Documentation Project