Ban mourns death of force commander of UN Haiti mission

In a press release issued by his spokesperson, Mr. Ban said he learned “with great sadness the sudden passing” of Lieutenant General José Luiz Jaborandy, Jr., 30 August 2015 in Miami, while was on a trip to Brazil, where he was born.Lieutenant General Jaborandy, Jr., has been the Force Commander of MINUSTAH since March 2014.The Secretary-General said he was grateful to the Lt. General for his ledership and dedication to the cause of peace he has shown during his deployment.Mr. Ban expressed his sincere condolences to the bereaved family and to the Government of Brazil for this “tragic loss.” read more