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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

Sep 21 2017

Argentina's Macri almost certain to run for re-election: adviser

BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri is almost certain to run for re-election in 2019, his top campaign adviser said on Thursday, even as he acknowledged that the leader's market-friendly reforms were unpopular among many poor Argentines.

Aug 14 2017

Fernandez ties with rival in Argentina Senate primary

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's former leader Cristina Fernandez was tied with President Mauricio Macri's candidate as most results were in from a Senate primary seen as a gauge of Fernandez' chances of staging a populist comeback and ending Macri's reform agenda.

Aug 08 2017

Argentina's Macri sees investment spike after mid-term vote

BUENOS AIRES President Mauricio Macri told Reuters on Tuesday that investments in Argentina would multiply after what he predicted will be a triumph for his Let's Change Coalition in October's mid-term elections.

Aug 07 2017

YPF chairman sees turning point in Argentina oil, gas output

BUENOS AIRES Argentina’s state-run petroleum company YPF SA forecasts that its production will increase in 2018 after contracting this year, as the number of rigs operating in the country rises, the company's chairman said on Monday.

Jun 01 2017

Scientists aim to identify remains of Argentine soldiers on Falklands

BUENOS AIRES Forensic scientists this month will start trying to identify the remains of Argentine soldiers buried in anonymous graves on the Falkland Islands after the country's 1982 conflict with Britain, the head of the mission said on Thursday.

Apr 07 2017

Argentina tells Barrick to overhaul Veladero gold mine

BUENOS AIRES/TORONTO Argentina mining officials told Barrick Gold Corp it must overhaul environmental and operating processes at its Veladero mine, following last week's cyanide solution spill, while the country's environment ministry asked for a total suspension of operations, according to statements on Friday.

Mar 28 2017

Argentina has 'very small' budget to buy defense aircraft: minister

BUENOS AIRES Argentina has few funds available to replace an outdated military fleet beyond buying 12 Beechraft Texan aircraft to train pilots, Defense Minister Julio Martinez told Reuters on Tuesday.

Jan 04 2017

Trump Organization says it has no plans to build Buenos Aires tower

BUENOS AIRES The Trump Organization has no plans to build in Buenos Aires, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Tuesday, ending speculation a new Trump office tower would soon appear near the landmark obelisk in the heart of Argentina's capital.

Nov 15 2016

Argentina shifts drug trafficking offensive to private ports

ROSARIO, Argentina Argentina’s government has stepped up security at the ports in its main grain exporting hub of Rosario, counting on cooperation with private terminal operators to keep drug traffickers away from a key industry.

Oct 19 2016

Women in Argentina protest after murder of 16-year-old girl

BUENOS AIRES Tens of thousands of women across Argentina protested gender-related violence on Wednesday after the rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl in a coastal town last week.


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