Yes Andrea, this crisis is worldwide. The US isn't the only country doing bailouts for their major banks. The Dutch had to do it as well and they are the 2nd biggest group to visit Aruba (I think). They were enjoying the difference in the dollar and were buying properties left and right, now they Dutch have lost a lot of money in their markets and the Euro is lossing ground against the dollar. The Dutch seem to travel to Bonaire and Curacao more anyway.
Venezuelans are looking for opportunities here in the ABC islands, but it would take a lot to overcome the loss in tourism that Aruba will face. The refinery is up for sale even, so hopefully that stays open if purchased. If not, there goes hundreds more Aruban jobs.