Jean Danton Leger, new Government Commissioner of Port-au-Prince

Jean Danton Leger has been named the new Government Commissioner of Port-au-Prince and entered in function on April 1, 2016. He replaces Clamé Ocnam Daméus. As a note, this in not the first time Jean Danton Leger is Government Commissioner. He occupied this function before in the jurisdiction of Jacmel, his home town. The fifty one year old Danton Leger is also a former Deputy of Léogâne


On Friday, April 1, 2016, the former Deputy Jean Danton Léger was sworn in as the new Government Commissioner of Port-au-Prince. He was sworn in by the Dean of the Court of First Instance (TPI) of Port-au-Prince, Mr. Bernard St-Vil. He was installed into his new responsibility, replacing his interim predecessor Mr. Clamé-Ocnam Daméus who was formerly appointed replacing Mr. Kerson Darius Charles after the famous trial of Sonson Lafamilia. As the new Chief of Public Prosecutions, Danton has promised to respect the image of the Justice represented by a blindfolded woman who is unbiased of the color, gender and social status of the people seeking justice before her.

The former Deputy of Léogâne, Mr. Danton Léger (51) is a native of Jacmel (Lavalas trend). Earlier to this appointment, he was the Commissioner of the Government in the trial court of his hometown Jacmel.

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