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A damaged lifeguard shelter sits on the beach during the passage of Hurricane Paula in Cancun, Mexico

Photo: Miguel Tovar/AP

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Cancun takes a hit

A damaged lifeguard shelter sits on the beach following the arrival of Hurricane Paula in Cancun, Mexico on Oct. 13.

Paula roared off Mexico's top vacation resort of Cancun on Wednesday without immediate reports of major damage, and the storm was projected to veer into western Cuba.