Former President of Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Mauricio Claver Caron described as “Arbitrary“y”Politics“He has been removed from the company and assured that the reasons given for his removal will constitute a case. slander.
“I don’t care that they took me out of the bank, that’s what worries me They made it a scandal. “We had the most successful year of IDP,” he argued Clover-Caron In an interview for the channel NTN24.
“The bank tried to hide in its concessions and exemptions, Bank confidentiality rules were violated. That’s against rights and obviously my lawyers are having conversations about contracts and potential breaks. I reserve all my rights for that defamation,” he added.
Claver-Caron called the process that led to his removal as director IDB It had an investigation that was “opaque” and without rules, and no one informed him about it.
“My contract says they can kick me out for any reason: because they don’t like it, because I’m Cuban American, because I’m a Republican, because I worked for Trump. what They have no right to insult me What did they do with this charge?
The former chairman of the IDB took advantage of the interview to blame his predecessor Luis Alberto Moreno “Mismanagement of expenses” within the company, such as “buying $2,400 bottles of wine or traveling on private jets.”
“I have removed all bank drivers used by administrators. Private Air Travel We made cuts and produced more,” he said.
own IDB On Monday, the director’s official dismissal was confirmed, an investigation into an affair with a subordinate and the board of governors voted in favor of leaving the company. directly to them.
He said that if he is a man, there will be no allegations against the subordinate, and he pointed out that the allegations are related to gender issues.
“We know I have received threats. It doesn’t matter who sent the email. This is a known political move. This is happening in Latin America. None of the allegations made in the letter are true.”, he promised.
This Wednesday, the Inter-American Development Bank It announced that the process of appointing a new Chancellor would begin.
Office of the Secretary IDB It announced the start of the process for proposing candidates to the bank’s governors (the ministers of economy or the directors of the central banks of the 48 countries that make up the institution), which will last 45 days.
To be elected, the candidate must obtain a majority of the voting power of the member states, which varies according to the number of shares owned by each member state of the ordinary capital. IDB.
For example, the United States has the highest turnout, at 30%, followed by Argentina and Brazil at 11.3%, respectively, and Mexico at 7.2 percent.
Successful candidate is selected For a term of five years (and one re-election)It must also have the support of at least 15 of the 28 regional countries.
Until then he will be the leader IDB Medieval Honduras Queen Irene Mejia Saccón, He has been in this post since last Monday.
Clover-Caron He was selected as the leader IDB In September 2020, at the proposal of the then President of the United States, Donald Trump (2017-2021), created some controversy as he was the first non-Latin American president of the institution.
(With information from EFE and AFP)
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