Last-minute moves shake up IDB race

Inter-American Development Bank
Inter-American Development Bank headquarters
Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz

Mexico has named a new candidate in the election battle for president of the Inter-American Development Bank. Argentina has also entered the race, with Brazil and Chile already in the mix.

Nominations close today (November 11), and the IDB board of governors will elect the next president to a five-year term on November 20.

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that Mexico had chosen Bank of Mexico board member Gerardo Esquivel as its new candidate on November 10. The Mexican

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