Brazil selects candidate for IDB president

Brazil selects candidate for IDB president

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Brazil's economy ministry has picked Ilan Goldfajn as the country's candidate for president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), but an economic adviser to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the former president who is challenging incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in a run-off election on Sunday, called the timing of the move "inappropriate." The IDB's board of governors is scheduled to elect a new president on November 20 after it voted last month to remove Mauricio Claver-Carone on allegations that he

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