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Vision Newspaper

Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (centre), flanked by Chief of the Accompong Town Maroons, Colonel Ferron Williams (left) and Mayor of Black River, Councillor Derrick Sangster, engages them in dialogue ahead of delivering the keynote address at the festival commemorating the 279th anniversary of the signing of a peace treaty between the Maroons and Britain on Friday, January 6, 2017. Minister Bartlett announced that the Maroon community of Accompong is to have pride of place as the first cultural heritage location to be promoted worldwide as part of a new marketing initiative being driven by the Ministry’s Tourism Linkages Network.

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