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Poster belizeonthebeach Offline
Posted 10/19/09 02:59 PM
The Owner of the lots north of Coco Locos is installing a 6 wire barbwire fence around the property apparently to keep equipment off of the land.
It is incredibly dangerous to bicycles and pedestrians that are used to going through there. It could kill someoone on a motorbike.
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#355057 - 10/19/09 03:47 PM Re: The Reef Village Beach Access Feud Outta Control [Re: belizeonthebeach]
Three_Palms Offline
There might be a little more to it then 2 guys not getting along.
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#355062 - 10/19/09 04:33 PM Re: The Reef Village Beach Access Feud Outta Control [Re: Three_Palms]
blat Offline
might be more to it...

coconuts trees were cut down, 2 men arguing, police were called. arguing continued, argument broken up

not much later a fence going up on the soccer pitch.

#355065 - 10/19/09 05:07 PM Re: The Reef Village Beach Access Feud Outta Control [Re: blat]
belizeonthebeach Offline
Reaper says all is well with the Skydiving event so not to worry.

#355070 - 10/19/09 06:11 PM Re: The Reef Village Beach Access Feud Outta Control [Re: belizeonthebeach]
Amanda Syme Offline
Well it is private property - seems that the owner is establishing his boundaries and taking steps to prevent trespassing.

Hope this calms down and nobody gets hurt.

#355215 - 10/20/09 04:45 PM Re: The Reef Village Beach Access Feud Outta Contr [Re: Amanda Syme]
Peter Jones Offline
I know of a landowner in England who erected a barbed wire fence alongside a bridleway. After a horse was injured he was ordered to take it down. He didn't and was subsequently heavily fined.

No-one has the right to erect a fence that is likely to injure legitimate travellers. If he wants a barbed wire fence it must be well into his property with clear indication as to where the actual legal border lies.

#355225 - 10/20/09 05:40 PM Re: The Reef Village Beach Access Feud Outta Control [Re: Peter Jones]
Amanda Syme Offline
I am not a fan of barbed wire and agree there would have to be a lot of "flags" marking the wire so people don't get hurt.

#355226 - 10/20/09 05:57 PM Re: The Reef Village Beach Access Feud Outta Control [Re: Amanda Syme]
belizeonthebeach Offline
It is guaranteed that someone on a bike in the night will get hurt.
Definetly needs flagging

#355309 - 10/21/09 12:39 PM Re: The Reef Village Beach Access Feud Outta Control [Re: belizeonthebeach]
Loansum-Al K Offline
I agree, but do you think someone could see a flag when it's dark?
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#355333 - 10/21/09 04:55 PM Re: The Reef Village Beach Access Feud Outta Control [Re: Loansum-Al K]
Northern Canuck Offline
What does Belizian law say about erecting a fence and type of fence to protect ones property and the responsibility to the general public's safety? I think that is what is relevant here.

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