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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 03 2017

Sharp differences over labor surface at NAFTA talks in Mexico

MEXICO CITY Tensions over sharp differences in pay between Mexican workers and their Canadian and U.S. counterparts surfaced on Sunday as negotiators discussed labor market rules in talks to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Aug 12 2017

Mexican president embraces party change allowing outsider candidates

MEXICO CITY Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Saturday endorsed a change to the Institutional Revolutionary Party's (PRI) rules that allows outsiders to run for president, a move that gives the embattled leader greater power to anoint his successor.

Aug 09 2017

Kia Mexico optimistic about exports even if NAFTA falters

MEXICO CITY The Mexican subsidiary of Korean car maker Kia Motors said Wednesday that it would be well-positioned to export its compact vehicles even if the upcoming renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement does not yield positive results.

Aug 09 2017

U.S. push for freer NAFTA e-commerce meets growing resistance

MEXICO CITY A U.S. proposal for Mexico and Canada to vastly raise the value of online purchases that can be imported duty-free from stores like Amazon.com and eBay is emerging as a flashpoint in an upcoming renegotiation of the NAFTA trade deal.

Jun 19 2017

Activists and journalists in Mexico complain of government spying

MEXICO CITY Activists, human-rights lawyers and journalists in Mexico filed a criminal complaint on Monday following a report that their smartphones had been infected with spying software sold to the government to fight criminals and terrorists.

Jun 19 2017

Activists and journalists in Mexico complain of government spying

MEXICO CITY, June 19 Activists, human-rights lawyers and journalists in Mexico filed a criminal complaint on Monday following a report that their smartphones had been infected with spying software sold to the government to fight criminals and terrorists.

May 23 2017

Mexico warns on NAFTA sourcing: 'Don't shoot ourselves in the foot'

MEXICO CITY Mexico's economy minister on Tuesday sounded a note of caution to the three countries involved in NAFTA trade negotiations, saying they should be careful not to adjust rules on local sourcing of parts too much, or risk driving business elsewhere.

May 22 2017

Exclusive: North American carmakers want rules of origin in NAFTA left untouched - Mexico lobby

MEXICO CITY The auto industries of the United States, Canada and Mexico agree there should be no changes to rules of origin in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the president of the Mexican automakers' association said on Monday.

Apr 18 2017

Mexico says TPP might still be implemented without U.S

MEXICO CITY The sweeping trade deal for the Pacific region known as the TPP might still be implemented by making adjustments to its text even though the United States has withdrawn, Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Tuesday.

Apr 05 2017

Mexican central banker says Trump's tweets modified peso strategy

MEXICO CITY Mexico's central bank chief said on Wednesday the bank altered course on how to protect the peso after a couple of tweets by U.S. President Donald Trump in early January pummeled the local currency to near historic lows and wiped out the effect of a $2 billion currency intervention.

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