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Hurricane Irma leaves 'open wounds' in Saint Martin

FRENCH PAPERS - Mon. 11.09.17: Hurricane Irma leaves a trail of destruction on the French island of Saint Martin. La Croix says hundreds are now considering leaving the island for good. Conservative daily Le Figaro, meanwhile, accuses the government of not being sufficiently prepared for natural disasters. President Emmanuel Macron also faces criticism in mainland France, as unions plan to rally against labour reforms. Les Echos says attendance will be low, but warns protests could be damaging.