TODAY   |  May 17, 2013

2,300-year old pyramids bulldozed by builders

A builder says he had been given permission to tear apart ancient Mayan pyramids in Belize. The incident sparked worldwide outrage, and work at the site has stopped.

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>>> a builder says he had permission to tear apart an ancient mayan pyramid in belize. the bull dozing sparked worldwide outrage. work has since stopped but the company that was crushing the miss torque stone says it was given permission by the land owner to extract the material.