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Workshop of preserving cultural heritage held in Corozal

Belize's Maya Heritage

Belize’s Maya Heritage

Friday, June 6, 2014. DEVON YOUNG Reporting: The Institute of Archaeology is being proactive in taking care of the nation’s cultural heritage.

With the recent destruction of the Noh Mul site in Orange Walk still fresh in everyone’s mind, the Institute of Archaeology today facilitated a workshop on preserving Belize’s cultural heritage.

Maya cultural heritage

Maya cultural heritage

The workshop, which was held at the Corozal House of Culture, was open to the general public and also had the participation of representatives of the Police, Immigration and Customs Departments.

Belize is rich in cultural heritage and officials of the IOA say that caring for it is everyone’s business.

Reports of the illegal possession of artifacts are almost unheard of in northern Belize and the Institute of Archaeology wants to keep it that way.

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