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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SAO PAULO, June 6 Cyrela Brazil Realty SA , one of Latin America's largest homebuilders, is raising up to 150 million reais ($39 million) for an internal start-up that will extend home equity loans to Brazilians, an executive said.
SAO PAULO Brazil's largest appliance retailer, Via Varejo SA , is expanding a partnership with the state-run postal service while exploring options such as using Uber transport apps to deliver goods, an executive told Reuters on Thursday.
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazil's largest for-profit education firm, Kroton Educacional SA , resumed its buying spree with an acquisition of Somos Educação SA for up to 6.3 billion reais ($1.8 billion), making a bold move into educating children after antitrust regulators knocked down a major university merger.
SAO PAULO Carrefour Brasil , one of Brazil's largest retailers, plans to aggressively expand its store network, and will consider acquisitions and partnerships as part of that drive, executives said on Monday.
SAO PAULO, March 8 Brazil's MRV Engenharia e Participações SA, one of Latin America's largest homebuilders, will pay a 155 million real ($47 million) extraordinary dividend in the second quarter and more may follow in 2018, its CEO told Reuters on Thursday.
SAO PAULO Amazon.com Inc met in Brazil last week with an array of manufacturers to discuss plans to stock and sell products from consumer electronics to perfume in the country, according to two people that took part in the meetings.
SAO PAULO Amazon.com Inc is looking to lease a 50,000-square-meter warehouse just outside Sao Paulo, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as it steps up its push into Latin America's biggest retail market, Brazil.
SAO PAULO, Jan 16 Contracted sales at MRV Engenharia e Participações SA jumped 34.2 percent in the fourth quarter year-on-year, reaching 1.7 billion reais ($527 million), as Brazil's largest homebuilder benefits from a nationwide real estate rebound.
SAO PAULO A battle between Brazilian private college operator Estacio Participacoes SA and the country's professors arrived in the courts on Thursday, as unions and students protested against the company's recent move to fire over 1,000 teachers.
SAO PAULO, Dec 6 Brazilian homebuilder Construtora Tenda SA hopes to boost spending on land acquisitions by 25 percent in 2018 as the country's lower end real estate market begins to rebound, executives said on Wednesday.