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Delta Air Lines has revealed the extent of its flight schedule changes to the Caribbean amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

In the wake of border shutdowns across the region, Delta has suspended its flight service to Caribbean destinations including Aruba, The Bahamas; Bonaire; Grand Cayman; St Croix; Saint Lucia; St Maarten; St Thomas and Turks and Caicos. 

The carrier has also reduced its service to several Caribbean destinations where it continues to fly. 

That includes reducing its New York-Santo Domingo flights to daily, along with reduced service from Atlanta to Cancun. 

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After years of deliberation, the island of South Caicos in Turks and Caicos is finally on track to get a brand-new airport terminal. 

Turks and Caicos Premier Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson said the airport and combined service building has gotten the green light, with a preferred bidder having been identified, meaning the next step is for a contract to be prepared and executed. 

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You can scour the Caribbean and still not find a more spectacularly beautiful collection of beaches than the ones on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. 

At every turn, there’s an exotic, brilliant coastline to choose: the windy wonders of Boca Grandi; the sheer vastness of Eagle Beach; the turquoise calm of Palm Beach. 

Of course, Aruba is more than just sandy beauty: there’s the thrilling art scene in San Nicolas; a quietly booming culinary movement at gourmet hotspots like Chef Erwin Husken’s Screaming Eagle; a marvelously transformed downtown in the now-bustling hub of Oranjestad. 

Aruba is dynamic, it’s fresh and it’s, plainly, it’s a rather wonderful Caribbean destination. 

No matter where you are right now, with everything that’s going on, everyone is dreaming about a Caribbean vacation, and the latest edition of Caribbean Moment does just that, bringing Aruba right to you. 

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With the Carnival Virgin Islands postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the popular St Thomas festival is going virtual. 

That means you can bring the rhythm of one of the Caribbean’s hottest carnivals right into your home. 

The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s Division of Festival has launched what it’s calling “Home Wuk,” a series of online social gatherings “designed to create a sense of community, camaraderie and a ‘virtual’ carnival experience. 

Carnival Virgin Islands had been scheduled to run from April 3 through May 4. 

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It is 9 am on a Saturday morning at Hurley’s supermarket in Grand Cayman and there is no hint of “business as usual”. Members of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service are manning the supermarket entrance, while security guards spray shoppers’ hands with antibacterial fluid. Winding dividers direct hundreds of compliant shoppers who file through electric doors, every several minutes and at least six feet apart.

Caymanians are restocking on supplies after having just emerged from a “hard curfew”. No one other than “essential workers” have been allowed outside of the boundaries of their homes— not even to take a run or walk a dog— and supermarkets, pharmacies and a handful of essential businesses are the only signs of commercial activity.

But Cayman’s Premier, the Honourable Alden McLaughlin, has a reason to be proud. With just 8 cases of COVID-19 and one death, there have been no confirmed instances of community transmission in the Cayman Islands— all positive cases have been connected to travellers.

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