Irma wrecks tourist spots in Caribbean, spares Disney

 

Walt Disney World theme parks and Universal Orlando Resort have reopened in Orlando after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, while the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg planned to reopen Wednesday. But many other destinations in the state and the Caribbean affected by Irma and other storms remain off-limits to visitors, in some cases with extensive damage or power outages that will take days if not weeks to resolve.

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  • Written by By BETH J. HARPAZ , AP Travel Editor

FEMA estimates one-fourth of Keys homes could be destroyed

 

MIAMI (AP) — Search-and-rescue teams made their way into the Florida Keys' farthest reaches Tuesday, while crews labored to repair the single washed-out highway connecting the islands and rush aid to Hurricane Irma's victims. Federal officials estimated one-quarter of all homes in the Keys were destroyed.

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  • Written by By FREIDA FRISARO and MARTHA MENDOZA , Associated Press