The Latest: Hurricane upends Delaware couple’s celebration
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (AP) — The latest on Hurricane Irma's devastation in the Caribbean (all times local):
A Delaware couple got more than they bargained for after traveling to St. Martin to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
Europe leaders answer anger over Irma response in Caribbean
MARIGOT, St. Martin (AP) — Wrapping up a sweeping visit to the destroyed island of St. Martin, France's president responded to anger that his government didn't do enough to handle Hurricane Irma's wrath and promised to evacuate residents of his country's Caribbean territories and provide services and shelter for those who choose to stay.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (AP) — A New Zealand tourist was killed by the blast from a jetliner taking off at a seaside airport in the Dutch Caribbean territory of St. Maarten, officials said Thursday.
The 57-year-old woman was knocked into a wall as she tried to cling to a fence to feel the engine blast Wednesday, police spokesman Ricardo Henson said. He said the woman was taken to the hospital, where she was declared dead.