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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

Jul 03 2017

Tower of human skulls in Mexico casts new light on Aztecs

MEXICO CITY A tower of human skulls unearthed beneath the heart of Mexico City has raised new questions about the culture of sacrifice in the Aztec Empire after crania of women and children surfaced among the hundreds embedded in the forbidding structure. | Video

Jan 07 2017

Thousands of Mexicans protest gasoline price hikes

MEXICO CITY Mexicans angry over a spike in gasoline prices took to the streets of Mexico City on Saturday after days of protests spurred looting in hundreds of stores, resulting in over a thousand arrests in Latin America's second-largest economy.

Nov 27 2016

Man behind Castro's Granma yacht lost for words over death

MEXICO CITY The man who helped a young Fidel Castro set sail for revolution said on Saturday he was speechless over the death of his old friend, 60 years after he furnished him with a weapons-filled yacht for his historic voyage to Cuba. | Video

Nov 26 2016

Man behind Castro's Granma yacht lost for words over death

MEXICO CITY The man who helped a young Fidel Castro set sail for revolution said on Saturday he was speechless over the death of his old friend, 60 years after he furnished him with a weapons-filled yacht for his historic voyage to Cuba.

Nov 26 2016

Man behind Castro's Granma yacht lost for words over death

MEXICO CITY The man who helped a young Fidel Castro set sail for revolution said on Saturday he was speechless over the death of his old friend, 60 years after he furnished him with a weapons-filled yacht for his historic voyage to Cuba.

Oct 24 2016

Mexico's streets filled with color and skeletons for Catrina parade

MEXICO CITY Hundreds of people donned costumes and face paint, disguising themselves as the iconic Mexican skeleton figure known as "La Catrina" or "Elegant Skull," and flooded the streets of Mexico City for a pre-Day of the Dead parade. | Video

Jun 17 2012

Mexico's drug war rocks U.S. expat stronghold

AJIJIC, Mexico For decades, American and Canadian expats have flocked to the shores of Chapala, seeking refuge in the spring-like climate of Mexico's largest natural lake, where English author D.H. Lawrence once came for inspiration.

Apr 17 2012

Stirring Mexican volcano closes schools, raises alert

SAN PEDRO BENITO JUAREZ, Mexico A powerful plume of steam and ash rose from the Popocatepetl volcano in central Mexico on Tuesday, prompting local schools to cancel classes and emergency teams to prepare for evacuations.

Apr 17 2012

Stirring Mexican volcano closes schools, raises alert

SAN PEDRO BENITO JUAREZ, Mexico A powerful plume of steam and ash rose from the Popocatepetl volcano in central Mexico on Tuesday, prompting local schools to cancel classes and emergency teams to prepare for evacuations.

Apr 17 2012

Stirring Mexican volcano closes schools, raises alert

SAN PEDRO BENITO JUAREZ, Mexico, April 17 A powerful plume of steam and ash rose from the Popocatepetl volcano in central Mexico on Tuesday, prompting local schools to cancel classes and emergency teams to prepare for evacuations.

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