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Aug 3, 1998

Corozal travel agency robbed; three detained

On Friday afternoon a team of robbers struck in Corozal Town. About two forty five three masked men entered the office of Jal’s Travel Agency. Two had guns as well as machetes. The three women employees were robbed of their jewelry and the business was relieved of three hundred and eighty U.S. dollars as well as twelve hundred in Belize currency. The masked men left on foot, abandoning the pickup in which they arrived. It later proved to have been stolen around a half-hour earlier. Police have detained for questioning twenty-five year old Nelson Yearwood, twenty year old Elvis Vasquez and twenty-five year old Victor Vasquez, all residents of Corozal.

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