IDB president faces dismissal over alleged abuse of power

Mauricio Claver Carone
Mauricio Claver-Carone
Inter-American Development Bank

The Inter-American Development Bank’s executive directors voted on September 22 to recommend firing president Mauricio Claver-Carone, after an investigation into his alleged abuse of office.

The vote followed an external investigation into claims Claver-Carone gave preferential treatment to an executive with whom he allegedly had an intimate relationship. The US Treasury has also issued a statement supporting the removal of Claver-Carone.

He is the first US national to head the IDB, as the

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