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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

Aug 20 2018

Mexican steelmaker paid millions to Odebrecht shell company: report

MEXICO CITY Altos Hornos de Mexico, one of Mexico's largest steelmakers, paid $3.7 million to a shell company allegedly set up by Brazilian builder Odebrecht [ODBES.UL] to pay bribes, investigative news site Quinto Elemento Lab reported on Monday.

Aug 20 2018

Mexican steelmaker paid millions to Odebrecht shell company - report

MEXICO CITY, Aug 20 Altos Hornos de Mexico, one of Mexico's largest steelmakers, paid $3.7 million to a shell company allegedly set up by Brazilian builder Odebrecht to pay bribes, investigative news site Quinto Elemento Lab reported on Monday.

Aug 10 2018

Police choppers thump over Mexico City as drug crime rises

MEXICO CITY Masked police officers pointed semi-automatic rifles from a helicopter that flew low over Mexico City last week as security forces employ unprecedented heavy-handed tactics to combat a rise in levels of drug violence rarely seen in the capital.  | Video

Aug 09 2018

Police choppers thump over Mexico City as drug crime rises

MEXICO CITY Masked police officers pointed semi-automatic rifles from a helicopter that flew low over Mexico City last week as security forces employ unprecedented heavy-handed tactics to combat a rise in levels of drug violence rarely seen in the capital.  | Video

Jul 26 2018

Exclusive: Mexico's Banorte lays off more than half of acquisition's staff - sources

MEXICO CITY Mexico's second-largest bank Grupo Financiero Banorte has laid off some 500 employees from recently acquired Grupo Financiero Interacciones, or about half of the specialist government lender's workforce, with more job cuts to come, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

Jul 25 2018

Mexico to demand new labor standards for foreign firms: incoming foreign minister

MEXICO CITY Mexico's next Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday that foreign companies in the country will have to meet the same human, environmental and labor rights standards as in their own countries under the incoming administration.

Jul 24 2018

Trump calls for quick NAFTA deal in letter to Mexico president-elect

MEXICO CITY U.S. President Donald Trump told Mexico's president-elect in a letter that a quick renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would bring more jobs for both countries, but warned of a very different route otherwise.

Jul 02 2018

Mexiko rückt mit Präsidentenwahl nach links - Folgen unklar

Mexiko-Stadt Unter dem Eindruck von Gewalt, Korruption und einer schleppenden Wirtschaft wenden sich die Mexikaner politisch nach links.

Jul 02 2018

Mexican Lopez Obrador wins historic election landslide for left

MEXICO CITY Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador won Mexico's presidency in a landslide victory on Sunday, setting the stage for the most left-wing government in the country's democratic history at a time of tense relations with the Trump administration. | Video

Jun 29 2018

Anti-corruption watchdogs wonder: 'Who is funding Mexico's presidential candidates?'

MEXICO CITY Mexico's three leading presidential candidates have not declared a single peso in direct private financial contributions to their election campaigns, federal records show, raising concerns from corruption watchdogs about the potential influence of dark money in a pivotal contest.

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