Monday, August 20, 2007

Jamaica and Hurricane Dean recap

• at least 8 killed

• passed south

• uprooted trees, flooded streets and tore roofs off many homes, businesses and a prison (No prisoners escaped)

• police in shootout with looters at shopping center in central parish of Clarendon (no injuries)

• curfews in effect through tonight

• only 47 of 1,000 shelters occupied for fear of looting


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