Stitching Latin America closer together

Stitching Latin America closer together

Channeling more resources towards Latin America and the Caribbean, reviving Pan-Americanism, and rekindling US interest in the economic development of the region will be central to the IDB’s work plan during his five-year term as president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Mauricio Claver-Carone told LatinFinance. Cuban American Claver-Carone took office on October 1. His appointment drew opposition, as it broke an unwritten agreement since the bank’s creation in 1959 that the presidency would be held by a Latin American. Before taking this position, he was head of Western Hemisphere affairs at the US National Security Council. Claver-Carone takes over as the COVID-19 pandemic in

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