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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.

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Jun 06 2018

SQM pick of ex-Chairman Ponce as adviser 'imprudent': Chile finance minister

Chile's finance minister on Wednesday described as "imprudent" the appointment by lithium miner SQM of its former Chairman Julio Ponce as a strategic adviser, in light of an agreement with the state that he distance himself from the firm.

Jun 06 2018

SQM pick of ex-chairman Ponce as adviser 'imprudent' -Chile finance minister

June 6 Chile's finance minister on Wednesday described as "imprudent" the appointment by lithium miner SQM of its former chairman Julio Ponce as a strategic adviser, in light of an agreement with the state that he distance himself from the firm.

Jun 06 2018

Chile aims to cut structural deficit to 1.8 pct in 2018

SANTIAGO, June 6 Chile hopes to reduce its structural deficit to 1.8 percent of gross domestic product in 2018, finance minister Felipe Larrain said on Wednesday, as the government moves to tame a larger-than-expected deficit inherited from its predecessor.

May 22 2018

Chile's president to meet Amazon exec as region eyes cloud computing: sources

SANTIAGO Chilean President Sebastian Pinera will meet with a senior Amazon Web Services (AWS) executive on Wednesday, three government sources told Reuters on Tuesday, the latest sign Amazon.com Inc is looking to expand its cloud computing footprint in Latin America.

May 14 2018

Chile announces new agency meant to slash red tape

SANTIAGO Chile's government on Monday announced the creation of an office to slash red tape for large investment projects as President Sebastian Pinera seeks to boost economic and job growth in the world's top copper producer.

May 11 2018

NuevaUnion gold and copper project to deliver EIA by end of 2018 -source

SANTIAGO, May 11 The NuevaUnion gold and copper project in northern Chile plans to deliver its environmental impact statement by the end of 2018 after completing feasibility studies earlier this year, a source at the mine said on Friday.

May 03 2018

Chile proposes to remove statute of limitations on sex crimes

SANTIAGO Chile's President Sebastian Pinera proposed on Thursday to remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes, days after victims abused by a Catholic priest in Chile met with the Pope seeking retribution for the alleged crimes.

Apr 04 2018

LATAM Airlines to reschedule flights amid strike threat

SANTIAGO, April 4 LATAM Airlines will cancel or reschedule flights in Chile between April 10 and April 13 as a precaution while it continues to negotiate with a union of flight attendants who have threatened to strike, the company said on Wednesday.

Apr 02 2018

LATAM Airlines unit to extend contract talks amid threat of strike

SANTIAGO, April 2 LAN Express, a subsidiary of LATAM Airlines in Chile, said on Monday it had requested government-facilitated mediation to extend talks with a union of cabin workers that have threatened to strike as early as next week.

Mar 30 2018

Union for LATAM subsidiary says to strike as early as April 3

SANTIAGO A union of cabin workers for LAN Express, a subsidiary of LATAM Airlines , said it failed to reach agreement on a labor contract and voted to strike as early as Tuesday.

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