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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Oct 12 2017

No visas, bad jobs: Venezuelan emigrants reluctantly return home

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela Early last year, Leandro Colmenares sold his car and his apartment and fled Venezuela's profound economic crisis, joining a wave of emigration to other Latin American countries.

Aug 01 2017

All eyes on Venezuela military after protests, vote

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela Venezuelan soldiers are increasingly weary of the popular backlash against their role in quelling anti-government protests and all eyes are on the military to see if it will remain loyal to President Nicolas Maduro.

Aug 01 2017

All eyes on Venezuela military after protests, vote

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela Venezuelan soldiers are increasingly weary of the popular backlash against their role in quelling anti-government protests and all eyes are on the military to see if it will remain loyal to President Nicolas Maduro.

Jul 31 2017

Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assembly

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela, Deadly protests rocked Venezuela on Sunday as voters broadly boycotted an election for a constitutional super-body that unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro vowed would begin a "new era of combat" in the crisis-stricken nation. | Video

Jul 25 2017

Venezuelan agents seize two more court appointees: opposition

CARACAS Two more people named to an alternative Supreme Court in defiance of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government were arrested on Tuesday by intelligence agents during a fast-escalating political showdown, the opposition said.

Jul 25 2017

Venezuela crisis enters pivotal week, Maduro foes protest

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition plastered election centers with slogans and rallied in honor of dead protesters on Monday in a final week-long push to force President Nicolas Maduro into aborting a controversial congress.

May 21 2017

Venezuela anti-government unrest marks 50th day with huge marches

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets on Saturday to mark 50 days of protests against the unpopular government of President Nicolas Maduro, with unrest gaining momentum despite a rising death toll and chaotic scenes of nighttime looting. | Video

May 18 2017

Venezuela sends 2,000 troops to state hit by looting, protests

SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela Venezuela said it was sending 2,000 soldiers on Wednesday to a border state that is a hotspot of anti-government radicalism after looting that killed a 15-year-old in the latest unrest roiling the nation. | Video

May 18 2017

Mayhem rages in west Venezuela; Capriles blocked from U.N. trip

SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela/CARACAS Mobs looted shops and fought security forces overnight in Venezuela's restive western region, where three soldiers were being charged on Thursday with the fatal shooting of a man who was buying diapers for his baby, witnesses said.

May 15 2017

Anti-Maduro protests persist in Venezuela, teenager dies in unrest

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro staged sit-ins and roadblocks across Venezuela on Monday to press for elections, sparking new unrest and a death in the border state of Tachira.

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