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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on March 20, 2013

United States and Belize work jointly to protect the cultural heritage of Belize

On March 5, The Department of State was pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the United States and the Government of Belize regarding protection of Belize’s cultural heritage. This MOU demonstrates a commitment by both governments to staunch the pillage and illicit trafficking of Belize’s archaeological heritage of African, indigenous Maya, Spanish, a

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on January 25, 2012

Construction Workers Find Maya Artifacts

Construction workers laying new pipes and cables on Burns Avenue in San Ignacio in western Belize have stumbled upon a cache of Maya artifacts dating back more than 2 thousand years. The pottery and human bones were unearthed during work that is part of a $2.7 million dollar beautification project in the small town. The workers were using an excavator to open trenches on the street on Saturday whe

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