Hurricane Dean Lashes Jamaica

Hurricane Dean Lashes Jamaica
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Tulum, Mexico, August 19, 2007—Women carry mattresses into a school-turned-shelter as Hurricane Dean approaches Mexico.

The Mexican government has declared a state of emergency and is evacuating nearly 80,000 tourists from Yucatán state and shutting down oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.

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—Photograph by Henry Romero/Reuters
 
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