Nightly News   |  May 14, 2013

Mayan pyramid torn down by bulldozers

A construction crew seeking crush rock for a road project destroyed an ancient pyramid that had stood for 2,300 years in Belize. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> and finally, it's certainly ruined now, a construction crew in belize needed crushed rock for a road project, so they clawed away at an ancient mayan pyramid , 2,300 years old, they dug away at it with backhoes, a local archaeologist called it ignorance, insensitivity, laziness, said it was like being punched in the stomach. when