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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SANTIAGO European banks are stepping up their financing of Chile's embattled salmon farmers, sensing a rebound from years of environmental catastrophes and disease that have left Santiago-listed lenders more wary of the sector.
SANTIAGO Chile's stock market has priced in a victory of conservative presidential candidate Sebastian Pinera, even though progressive candidates could form an alliance in a December runoff, traders and analysts said.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina is behind on at least $700 million in promised subsidy payments to natural gas producers, hurting oil companies at a time when the government is trying to woo more investment in the nation's energy sector.
BUENOS AIRES, Sept 6 Argentine businesses are warning President Mauricio Macri's government that a fiscal reform planned for after October's mid-term election must significantly cut their tax bills even as it strives to preserve government revenues.
BUENOS AIRES, Aug 31 Argentina plans to cut energy and transportation subsidies worth 0.6 percent of gross domestic product next year as the government aims to lower the fiscal deficit to 3.2 percent of GDP, a Treasury Ministry official told Reuters on Thursday.
RIO GRANDE, Argentina On a recent morning, workers wearing blue shirts and black gloves assembled digital TV set-top boxes inside one of the world's most unlikely factory towns. | Video
BUENOS AIRES U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said in Buenos Aires on Tuesday he was confident about reaching a "peaceable" solution for Venezuela through economic and diplomatic pressure on the country's president, Nicolas Maduro. | Video
BUENOS AIRES, July 31 Argentina's peso currency rose against the dollar on Monday for the first time in two weeks, after the central bank intervened in the foreign exchange markets on Friday to halt the peso's rapid decline to historic lows.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina on Thursday suspended a tax on foreigners' capital gains, just two days after it had been announced, after market participants complained the surprise move was inconsistent with President Mauricio Macri's pro-market agenda.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina needs oil rigs to develop its vast shale oil and gas resources. The United States has plenty of idle equipment laying around after its own unconventional drilling boom cooled.