Since the decision of President Michel Martelly to issue a decree renewing the mandate of Haiti Police Chief Godson Orelus for another three years, rumors have not stopped. Many people think that the PNH has not been neutral under Godson Orelus and the decree issued recently to renew the Police Chief for another three years is just a payment for his support to the government and Tet Kale in particular.
Nothing could be more obvious of the dependency of the Haiti Police force to the current Tet kale regime than the decision of Godson Orelus to wear pink in support to Tet kale (PHTK).
North Miami Police Chief Marc Elias traveled seven times in Haiti since April 2012. He charged the city each time for a total of $14,000. His travel expenses were paid from city's Law Enforcement Trust Fund which was created out of the money seized from criminals and which was meant to be spend on training, public education, equipment or crime prevention. However, as per the statement of City Manager Stephen Johnson, Elias' most recent trip in August did not have enough documents entitling him reimbursement.
While Lucie Tondreau, the Mayor of North Miami, was in Haiti on a private vacation, Marc Elias, as per his revelation, accompanied him by flying in business class to ensure the mayor's safety. The other purposes of his trips as per his disclosure were, meeting Haitian police staff in a program under strengthening the Haitian Police force, attending eighteenth anniversary celebration for Haitian police force and a swearing-in ceremony for Haiti's national police chief.
I do not see the relationship. The former Haitian Police chief Mario Andresol has decided to go to fashion with new clothing line called "My Collection. According to Mario Andresol, this is a collection of clothing and underwear.
The Former Police Chief has developed a reputation in the eyes of many people as one of the best dressed public figures in Haiti.
Here is the video of Mario Andresol Fashion Show of Fine Clothing Line:
Andrésol had been the head of the PNH from 2006 to 2012 with two 3 year mandate renewed in 2009. He left his position as Chief of Police when his term ended on August 18, 2012. Godson Orelius be came the new Police Chief since.
In Haiti, security has always been a problem due to the lack of it. To address the issue, the Haitian government, in the entity of its senators, assigned the former director of the judicial police, Godson Orelus, to be the new Director General of the National Police of Haiti (PNH). Of the 18 senators, 17 were in favor of this presidential decree while only 1 senator abstained. Orelus replaced Mario Andresol for the position.
Earlier this month, Godson Orelus was officially given his new position and office in a ceremony at the PNH Police Academy. It was attended by Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, Minister of Justice and Public Security Jean Renel Sanon, several high-ranking officials of the PNH, civil and religious officials and personalities, as well as the representatives of several international institutions, organizations, and other nations.
What happens with the Former Director General of the National Police of Haiti?
There have been numerous rumors on the web that Mr. Mario Andresol has been under House Arrest in Haiti and is not able to live the country.
What does Mario Andresol have to say on that? "I am not on house arrest", according to the former DG of Haiti National Police in an interview with reporter Marie Lucie Bonhomme on Radio Vision 2000
"Mezanmi, Ayisyen Remin Fè Zin"
The long awaited change at the National Police of Haiti has been made. Mario Andrésol has been replaced by Godson Orelius as the new Director General of the National Police. Hold on, this is until the approval of the Senate. This is no longer a rumor and this nomination confirmed that there was a conflict between Martelly Government and Mario Andrésol being the Director General of the National Police.
Nou Fe Sa Nou Vle Nan Ti Payi Sa !
What do we know about Godson Orelius?
Former Haitian Police Chief, Army major and bodyguard Dany Toussaint is also a former Senator and leader of the Haitian Democratic and Reformist Movement Party. Mr. Dany Toussaint was a body guard of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
Involvement In Jean Dominique case:
Dany Toussaint was named as a suspect in the 2000 murder of a radio journalist, Jean Dominique. In 2003, Former Government Commissioner Claudy Gassant made new when he requested the immunity of Senator Dany Toussaint be lifted in regard to the assassination. This request Judge Claudy Gassant to remove his immunity was nor honored by the Haitian Senate.
The Haitian Chief of Police, Mr. Mario Andresol does not fall for this. According to report from both Raido Kiskeya and sources close to the Police Department,
outgoing Minister of Justice, Michel Brunache suggested to Mario Andresol that he leave his position as chief of Police in an "Honorable manner".
This looks more and more like a set up to me!
It was suggested to the Police Chief that he used the excuse of his inability to execute an order given by the Minister of Justice last week which is to take action against the ex Haitian militaries and leave his position.
The ceremony took place on Monday, November 28, 2011 at North City Hall. Marc Elias became the First Haitian-American Chief of Police for North Miami also the first for a major city in the United States.
This proves that we can do a lot as individuals. If we unite our forces, we can do even greater things. There were several high dignitaries who were present at the ceremony for Oath of Office for Marc Elias. Jean Monestime first Haitian-American Miami-Dade County Commissioner, Daphne D. Campbell, State Representative, Former Mayor of North Miami, First Haitian-American Mayor of North Miami, Joe Celestin, Andre Pierre, Mayor of the city of North Miami, Florida, Jean R. Marcellus and Councilman of North Miami, District 3. Also present were Lucie Tondreau and Deputy Arnel Belizaire.
According to Latin American Herald Tribune, Jean-Michel Francois, the son of former Port-au-Prince Chief of Police Joseph Michel Francois was killed in San Pedro Sula, in Honduras.
The report indicated that the law student, Jean-Michel Francois was killed on Thursday, February 3rd, from injuries received during a beating.
The father of Jean-Michel Francois is Joseph Michel Francois, a well known Haitian Chief of Police who has been living in exile in Honduras since 1996.
Joseph-Michel Francois participated in the 1991 Haiti Coup D'Etat that overthrew Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide
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