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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 20 2018

Extradite accused killer of Chilean singer Victor Jara, daughter pleads

SANTIAGO The daughter of popular Chilean folk singer Victor Jara has urged the Chilean government to act quicker to push for the extradition from the United States of the man found liable for the 1973 murder of her father.

Jul 10 2018

Foreign-backed miner drops lawsuit against Chile for control of lithium deposit

SANTIAGO Foreign-backed miner Salar Blanco, which is 50 percent-owned by Lithium Power International, has dropped its lawsuit against Chile to block state-run Codelco [COBRE.UL] from exploiting a lithium deposit where both have claims, the Australian-listed smallcap announced.

Jul 06 2018

For airlines, flexibility key to coping with U.S.-China trade war: Emirates executive

SANTIAGO Airlines must be "flexible" to deal with the consequences of a trade war between the United States and China, a senior Emirates executive told Reuters in Santiago on Friday.

May 19 2018

In a union of tradition and modernity, U.S actress Meghan marries Prince Harry

WINDSOR, England Prince Harry and his actress bride Meghan Markle married on Saturday in a dazzling ceremony that blended ancient English ritual with African American culture, infusing the 1,000-year-old British monarchy with a blast of modernity. | Video

May 19 2018

Meghan Markle picks simple, sleek dress by Givenchy designer for wedding

WINDSOR, England Meghan Markle picked a sleek sculpted dress by the British designer of couture house Givenchy for her marriage to Prince Harry on Saturday, worn with a five-meter long veil and a sparkling diamond tiara lent by Queen Elizabeth.

May 18 2018

Cheering crowds greet Harry on walkabout ahead of UK wedding extravaganza

WINDSOR, England Crowds of well-wishers cheered Britain's Prince Harry as he made an impromptu walkabout on Friday outside the ancient walls of Windsor Castle on the eve of his wedding to U.S. actress Meghan Markle. | Video

May 17 2018

Meghan Markle will walk down the aisle without her father at royal wedding

WINDSOR, England Meghan Markle confirmed she will walk down the aisle without her father when she weds Prince Harry in a glittering ceremony on Saturday, putting an end to days of speculation that has marred the build-up to Britain's biggest social event of the year. | Video

Feb 23 2018

Chileans lose faith as Vatican scrambles to contain sex abuse scandal

SANTIAGO To understand why Chile, one of Latin America's most socially conservative nations, is losing faith in the Roman Catholic Church, visit Providencia, a middle-class area of Santiago coming to terms with a decades-old clergy sex abuse scandal. | Video

Feb 20 2018

Vatican special envoy hears Chilean abuse victims' testimony

SANTIAGO A Chilean man who was sexually abused by a priest said he was hopeful that the testimony he shared on Tuesday with a Vatican investigator would lead to better protection for children.

Dec 01 2017

No hike in Argentine defense spending despite sub tragedy: senator

NEW YORK Argentina will not increase defense spending, despite the loss of a submarine with 44 crew aboard that has sparked criticism of the state of its armed forces, a close ally of President Mauricio Macri said on Friday.


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