Footage of the water leak prompted comparisons to scenes from the movie "Titanic," but this trip had a happy ending.
Four survivors swam to shore and told authorities in Suriname the story of the attack, which the president of Guyana has called a "massacre."
The U.S. embassy issued an alert about a security threat at the famous annual event.
Some islands sustained minimal damage and are open for business.
Maria made landfall on Dominica as a category 5 storm. Now the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are in its path.
Maria is expected to be a major hurricane by the time it hits the Caribbean on Monday night.