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Belize: Mayan Land Rights

Categories: Caribbean, Belize, Environment, Governance, History, Indigenous, Law, Protest

History was made in Belize as Mayans filed a Supreme Court action aimed at forcing the government to recognize their indigenous land ownership rights. [1] Brad Brace calls it “an unusual show in the middle of the morning in the heart of the city, but still, by-standers could be heard shouting support.”