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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BRASILIA/SAO PAULO BK Brasil Operação e Assessoria a Restaurantes SA, operator of the Burger King fast-food chain in Brazil, will list an undisclosed amount of new shares on the country's stock exchange, the latest in a year-long wave of initial public offerings.
SAO PAULO Brazilian soy trader Seara Industria has offered logistics assets to creditors including U.S. trader Bunge Ltd and U.S. agricultural cooperative CHS Inc in a bid to resolve bankruptcy proceedings, according to two people involved in the matter.
HOUSTON/SAO PAULO Brazil's Braskem has terminated a contract to buy light virgin naphtha and natural gasoline from Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA that would expire this month, the petrochemical company said on Thursday.
SAO PAULO Brazil's JBS SA agreed on Monday to sell a British poultry unit to U.S. subsidiary Pilgrim's Pride Corp for $1 billion, preserving revenue in more profitable activities abroad as the world's biggest meatpacker faces a corruption scandal at home.
SAO PAULO Loma Negra Cia Industrial Argentina SA, the country's largest cement producer, has hired investment banks for an initial public offering that could be launched as early as this month, according to three sources with knowledge of the plan.
SAO PAULO China's State Power Investment Corp plans to participate in the auction of four hydroelectric dams whose licensing was seized from Cia Energética de Minas Gerais SA in recent months, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said on Monday.
(The August 24 story corrects name of bidder to Raízen Combustíveis SA, not Raizen Energia SA, throughout story.)
(this story corrects name of bidder to Raízen Combustíveis SA, not Raizen Energia SA, throughout story.)
SAO PAULO Brazil's Raízen Energia SA is interested in bidding for an ethanol mill owned by the Brazilian subsidiary of India's sugar producer Shree Renuka Sugars Ltd , which will be auctioned in early September, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.
SAO PAULO, Aug 19 Brazilian sugar group Clealco Açúcar e Álcool SA reached a deal with banks late on Friday to refinance almost 1 billion reais ($317 million) in debt, three people with knowledge of the operation said, and a company executive confirmed the deal.