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Hurricane Dean Threatens Jamaica

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Hurricane Dean Threatens Jamaica

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Hurricane Dean Threatens Jamaica

Hurricane Dean Threatens Jamaica

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A Haitian woman jumps over a tree felled by Hurricane Dean on Sunday in Cayes-Jacmel, Haiti. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Haitian woman jumps over a tree felled by Hurricane Dean on Sunday in Cayes-Jacmel, Haiti.

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Jamaican officials are warning residents to take shelter as Hurricane Dean approaches the island. Thousands of tourists fled the country before the airports were closed.

The BBC's Karen Madden in St. Catherine, Jamaica, talks to Liane Hansen about Hurricane Dean's approach.

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