This is not a light heart that I will speak tonight, but rather with a pouting face and a crying soul.

Haiti Security News: Departure of General Monchotte, the PNH loses a very important collaborator

Monday evening was held the ceremony of medal and departure of the French Commander of the UN police component, Brigadier General Georges-Pierre Monchotte, Special Representative of the Secretary of the United Nations and Officer in Charge (OIC) for Minujusth. The Director General of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) who attended this ceremony by invitation, intervened with great emotion.

Extract from the speech Michel-Ange Gédéon :

"My dear friends,

This is not a light heart that I will speak tonight, but rather with a pouting face and a crying soul. Indeed, it is not always easy to separate from someone with whom one has good work habits.

General Monchotte will leave. He will leave behind a saddned and melancholic PNH. Indeed, ladies and gentlemen General Monchotte has played his role well by my side. It is not an exaggeration to say that he was the man of the moment. I share with him many of my successes at the head of the police institution.

We understood each other half-heartedly and he took up the problems that we often had to deal with. God alone knows how much he has lavished salutary guidance on me to go out sometimes of a dead end. He gave me the impression of always being on guard to defend the achievements of the institution. He was an indefatigable man who often enkindled me with courage and determination.

He embraced the causes of the PNH arm-in-arm. Together, we have had success in managing a number of issues, including the Accompaniment and Advisory Program, the PAC. He threw himself body and soul into the arena to model behaviors, observe, supervise, control the devices put in place. Today, we are unanimous in recognizing that this program is enjoying tremendous success [...]"