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What a crazy week! Heavy downpour in Aruba.

Heavy downpour on the one happy island.

Oranjestad Aruba, 23 October 2020

This week we have gathered for you several Aruba news updates along with an interesting story shared by Aruba Nature Explorers. We will give you our weekly Coronavirus update on the Island and introduce you to companies that offer food delivery services, engineering technical solutions, and the best seafood on the Island!
Please find all of this and more in our weekly newsletter. Let us keep you updated!

If you would like to share your company’s latest news, feel free to send your information to info@arubaonline.news.

Did you know that Aruba has land snails?

Aruba Nature Explorers shares their story of Aruba’s lands snails with us. 

This week we received an interesting story from Aruba Nature Explorers, an amazing eco-tour company.

The Landsnail (Cerion uva) known in the ABC islands as “Cocolishi di Calacuna” or “Wikkelkindje” is a species of air-breathing tropical land snail. A small fragile white snail, they are able to survive difficult dry periods of several years.
Have you ever seen these land snails on the Island? Are you curious about them? Then join Aruba Nature Explorers with their Spanish Lagoon Mangrove Trail Hike where you can have a chance to see these beauties!

Visit their Facebook page for more information and learn more about Aruba’s fauna!

COVID-19 INFORMATION

We started this week with 286 active cases from COVID-19 registered by the Aruban Health Department. Today October 23th (Friday), there are 205 active registered cases.

On October 17th after many months, Aruba does not have any COVID-19 patients in ICU anymore. According to Dr. Horacio E. Oduber Hospital of Aruba, there were six hospitalized people on Monday, of which all were isolated on the general floor. Today the hospital counts twelve hospitalized people, of which two are in intensive care and ten isolated on the general flour. As of last week the total amount of deaths related to COVID-19 was 32, and today we confirm 36.

On October 21st, 2020, the Government of Aruba announced to the public some new changes. According to the new COVID-19 protocol, curfew measures are suspended as of October 22nd. All establishments still have to be closed by 11 pm. At this time it is prohibited to be on beach areas/zones from 12 midnight to 5 am.

Click here to find more information about the COVID-19 in Aruba.

Aruba Under Water

On October 20th, 2020, Aruba had an unusually heavy downpour. This small tropical storm came from the Southwest coast of Southamerica. Aruba experienced heavy rain with strong winds plus thunder and lightning. Many streets were underwater so the police closed low lying roads to prevent people from getting stuck. Some roads were impossible to cross and the heavy rain made it difficult for many people to see where they were driving.

Eventually the small tropical storm passed. By night time the roads began to clear up and people could drive through them again. It was a rough day for the Aruban community as we are so used to perfect weather.

Click here for a forecast about Aruba’s weather.

Faster Than You Can Think!

Servi-Go Aruba offers on-demand food delivery services. You can order from any restaurant or food truck that you want, and they will deliver it to your doorstep in the blink of an eye! If you thought it could not get better, IT CAN! Now Servi-Go offers more services such as grocery shopping delivery, pharmaceutical products, and much more!

Stay home and order now anything you need or want with Servi-Go. Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Best electrical engineering solutions!

Rotech Technical Services is a company headquartered in Aruba and serving island communities throughout the Caribbean. The company provides an array of services to both residential homes and commercial buildings related to electrical engineering and wastewater treatment systems. They offer a great variety of services or solutions for any electrical and technical problem. They offer infrared electrical inspections & reporting, building automation, led lights, and much more.

Contact them now for any electrical engineering solutions! Visit their Facebook page to keep updated with their services and to learn more.

A truly local experience!

Fresh fish every day!

The Grand Fish restaurant is dedicated to providing healthy, delicious meals that truly binds Aruba’s culinary flavors together with local produce. They are committed to providing the best of Aruba’s culinary secrets with the freshest products.

If you are looking for a cozy relaxed ambiance, combined with exquisite delicacies and the best seafood in Aruba, then head over to The Grand Fish restaurant for a truly memorable experience.

Keep in mind that they offer free delivery services! So, Order now or Book to dine in and visit their Facebook page for daily specials!