Hurricane Ivan Bears Down on Jamaica

One of the many houses destroyed in St. George's, Grenada, by Hurricane Ivan.

One of the many houses destroyed in St. George's, Grenada, by Hurricane Ivan, Sept. 9, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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One of the many houses destroyed in St. George's, Grenada, during the passage of Hurricane Ivan.

One of the many houses destroyed in St. George's, Grenada, during the passage of Hurricane Ivan, Sept. 9, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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Jamaicans brace themselves for Hurricane Ivan, expected to make a direct hit on the island Friday afternoon. On Thursday, the Category 4 storm devastated Grenada, killing 13 people and damaging most of the homes on the island. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and Peter David, a member of parliament in Grenada.

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