Hurricane Dean Threatens Jamaica

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

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Haitian woman jumps over a tree felled by Hurricane Dean.

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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