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 Three distressed asset funds have sued for the right to participate in a 4 billion reais ($1 billion) capital increase for Brazilian telecom Oi SA as part of its in-court restructuring, four sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters this week.
SAO PAULO/BRUSSELS Sao Paulo bar owner Arthur Santi has long served up boatloads of ice-cold Skol, one of Brazil's most popular beer brands and a mainstay of brewing giant Ambev SA .
SAO PAULO, June 28 Mobile service company NII Holdings Inc has hired Rothschild & Co to sell control of its Nextel operations in Brazil, two people with knowledge of the matter said, opening the door to consolidation in the country's crowded telecommunications sector.
SAO PAULO Amazon.com Inc is recruiting major Brazilian cosmetics firms Grupo Boticario and Natura Cosmeticos SA to sell via the logistics platform it is developing in Brazil, three people familiar with talks told Reuters, making an early play for the world's fourth-largest beauty market. | Video
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 While still more than a week away, the World Cup has already had a major impact on retailers in the self-described "Country of Soccer," as football-mad Brazilians feverishly scoop up new televisions.
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Brazil showed signs of returning to normal on Thursday as an oil workers union ended a strike ahead of schedule and an 11-day trucker protest wound down, a welcome breather for a government suffering from rock-bottom approval levels.
GUARULHOS, Brazil In a bunker-like room in a gritty suburb of Sao Paulo, retired police colonel Antonio Marin and a dozen employees track the location of hundreds of cargo trucks on a bank of monitors.
SAO PAULO Mirae Asset Global Investments Co Ltd has put two office towers in Sao Paulo worth around 1 billion reais ($272 million) up for sale, three people familiar with the matter said, as South America's largest real estate market kicks into gear.