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Builders Bulldoze Big Mayan Pyramid in Belize


Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, destruction, Mayan pyramid, Belize, sadness )

Giana
- 1203 days ago - news.yahoo.com
BELIZE CITY (AP) -- A construction company has essentially destroyed one of Belize's largest Mayan pyramids with backhoes and bulldozers to extract crushed rock for a road-building project, authorities announced on Monday.



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Caree C. (284)
Tuesday May 14, 2013, 9:51 am
"Belizean police said they are conducting an investigation and criminal charges are possible." ... - Possible??! There should be no question or hesitation on this. Too often it seems that greed and profit trumps everything else.
 

Isa Villanen (44)
Tuesday May 14, 2013, 1:36 pm
Now it is proved: not even historically valuable buildings are safe from government's or entrepreneur's hunger for money and they do it with any means necessary. It is a sacrilege. The Al Gaida has destroyed many statues of Buddha, because he is not holy in their eyes, And, a we all know so well, nothing is holy in big business. All historic places are potential targets from now on, particularly in South America and in Asia/Al Gaida areas. What is next?
 
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