Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Will decide in the coming days whether its president, Mauricio Clever-Caron, continues in office, after the bank’s executive board requested his dismissal for alleged intimate relationship which he kept with a subordinate.
As confirmed by the agency EFE On Thursday, September 22, 2022, the executive board unanimously asked the board of governors to sack American after an investigative firm concluded that Clever-Caron had a close relationship with an IDB worker, a source from the bank said. was.
Beginning this Friday the 23rd and next Tuesday the 27th, governors (who approve the appointment and dismissal of the president) must vote whether they support Clever-Caron’s leaving office. Banks have abandoned the code, which prohibits close relationships between superiors with people reporting directly to them.
The board of governors is made up of Authorities of the 48 member states of the IDB, economy, finance minister or director of central banks.
The investigation, however, after months of an anonymous complaint, dates back to last Monday, September 19, when the investigating agency presented it to members. executive board made up of 14 chairs, Represent 48 countries that are part of the IDB (some nations share a chair).
The report is later submitted to Clever-Caron himself, who continues to maintain his innocence and assures that there is no evidence to confirm the relationship.
in statements EFE Made this Thursday, the manager criticized the investigation, which is “apparently fabricated information“, Told.
Despite American’s refusal to accept the facts, the executive board unanimously voted for his dismissal and asked governors to begin the process of sacking him.
What is known about the report
source consulted EFE assures that the report clearly demonstrates the President’s personal relationship with an activist, who received Substantial wage increase in recent years.
,It’s clear that the relationship is completely perfect, even if he says noSaid the source, who cited some details that show the relationship.
Among the evidence is the existence of a paper tablecloth written and signed by both, He wrote a declaration of love in a Colombian restaurant, during a work trip, and which was evaluated calligraphically by the research firm.
as well as the statement of the woman’s ex-husband, who decided to cooperate with the investigators and said that The infidelity of his then-wife with Clever-Caron was the main reason for their divorce.
Clever-Caron, an American of Cuban descent, was elected to head the IDB in September 2020 on a proposal from then-US President Donald Trump (2017-2021), a decision that generated some controversy as he was the first non-Latin American president. Were. ,
If the Board of Governors bet on his dismissal, 45 days period will be opened There will be a vote among the candidates for the countries to present their candidacy and after 60 days.