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.
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PUNTO FIJO/CARACAS The extreme volatility of Venezuela's exchange rate has the crisis-hit country's shop owners hurriedly marking up their merchandise and consumers balking at the higher price tags.
CARACAS Venezuela on Friday inaugurated a new legislative superbody that is expected to rewrite the constitution and give vast new powers to the ruling Socialist Party, defying worldwide condemnation that the new assembly undermines democratic freedoms.
CARACAS The Venezuelan state prosecutor's office on Thursday asked a local court to halt the inauguration of the country's new 545-member legislative superbody, citing allegations that the government fudged the results of the vote that created it.
CARACAS Venezuela's opposition called on Monday for a national shutdown against President Nicolas Maduro in a major escalation of protests against a leftist government it accuses of flouting the people's will. | Video
CARACAS From blocking off the office heliport to plotting protests, workers at the prosecutor's office in Venezuela are making plans to fight her expected removal by allies of President Nicolas Maduro, according to three sources.
CARACAS President Nicolas Maduro's foes announced plans on Monday for an unofficial referendum to let Venezuelans have their say on his plan to rewrite the constitution and the opposition's alternative push for an election to replace him.
CARACAS/LA GUAJIRA, Venezuela Twelve-year-old Samuel Becerra went to Venezuela's main pediatric hospital for routine dialysis in March. | Video
CARACAS/LA GUAJIRA, Venezuela Twelve-year-old Samuel Becerra went to Venezuela's main paediatric hospital for routine dialysis in March. | Video
CARACAS/LA GUAJIRA, Venezuela, June 28 (Reuters) - T welve-year-old Samuel Becerra went to Venezuela's main pediatric hospital for routine dialysis in March.
CARACAS A Venezuelan police helicopter strafed the Supreme Court and a government ministry on Tuesday, escalating the OPEC nation's political crisis in what President Nicolas Maduro called an attack by "terrorists" seeking a coup.