Accompong celebration a time of reflection

 Mayor of Black River and chairman of the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation Derrick Sangster, reading the message from Prime Minister Andrew Holness, said that Captain Cudjoe and his band of warriors have taught that with unity and determination the greatest obstacles can be overcome.
  He said the signing of the peace treaty was an event of epic proportions that played a great role in influencing where we are as a country today.
Holness said that the annual celebration is a time of reflection on the struggles of the past to achieve “well-fought” freedom.
 in the meantime, a notable moment during the day and night celebration on January 6 was the honouring of the contribution of Maroon elder and deputy Colonel Melville Currie.