September 26, 2022
The board of directors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) backed calls to fire Mauricio Claver-Carone as president in an unanimous vote on Thursday, according to press reports.
Claver-Carone is accused of having an affair with an assistant in violation of the development bank's rules, press said, citing an investigation by law firm Davis Polk. Claver-Carone allegedly increased the assistant's annual salary by 46% in less than a year to $400,000, Bloomberg reported.
Claver-Carone was no
US and Brazil reportedly have withdrawn support for Mauricio Claver-Carone