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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 18 2018

Exclusive: Investment firms fight to inject cash in Brazil carrier Oi

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.

Jul 05 2018

Bar by bar, Heineken battles AB Inbev in Brazil

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 .

Jun 28 2018

NII Holdings puts Nextel Brazil up for sale -sources

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.

Jun 14 2018

Exclusive: Amazon to tap Brazil beauty obsession with cosmetics partners

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

Jun 06 2018

Brazilian homebuilder Cyrela looks to enter loan business with start-up

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.

Jun 04 2018

As World Cup approaches, soccer-mad Brazilians rush to buy TVs

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.

May 31 2018

Brazil returns to uneasy calm as protests wind down

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.

May 30 2018

'They blocked the truck!' Cargo bandits disrupt e-commerce in Brazil

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.

May 18 2018

Exclusive: Korea's Mirae puts towers up for sale as Sao Paulo market heats up

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.


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