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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

Apr 12 2018

Investment firm Quantum Global demands to know why Mauritius froze its funds

PORT LOUIS Quantum Global, an investment firm through which Angola's sovereign wealth fund invests much of its cash, demanded on Thursday that Mauritian authorities explain their decision to suspend its business licenses on the island nation.

Apr 12 2018

Investment firm Quantum Global demands to know why Mauritius froze its funds

PORT LOUIS, April 12 Quantum Global, an investment firm through which Angola's sovereign wealth fund invests much of its cash, demanded on Thursday that Mauritian authorities explain their decision to suspend its business licenses on the island nation.

Apr 11 2018

Mauritius freezes funds linked to Angola's sovereign wealth fund

Port Louis Mauritius has frozen bank accounts and suspended business licenses linked to Quantum Global Investment Management, a firm through which Angola's sovereign wealth fund invests much of its cash, according to a court document and a regulatory source.

Mar 15 2018

Mauritius PM says president's decision not to resign is deplorable

PORT LOUIS Mauritian Prime Minister said on Thursday it is deplorable that the country's ceremonial president has failed to follow through on an agreement to resign over a scandal triggered by accusations of financial misconduct.

Dec 08 2017

Mauritius turns to Saudi fuel cargoes after court bans Indian supplies

PORT LOUIS/NEW DELHI The island-nation of Mauritius has started buying fuel from Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco after a court ordered a ban on Indian fuel supplies because of a dispute between the country and a shipping firm.

Sep 25 2017

Mauritius police search journalists' homes after money laundering story

PORT LOUIS Mauritian police searched the homes of three journalists from L’Express newspaper on Monday, less than a week after the paper published a story leading to the resignation of the country's attorney general.

Sep 25 2017

Mauritius police search journalists' homes after money laundering story

PORT LOUIS, Sept 25 Mauritian police searched the homes of three journalists from L’Express newspaper on Monday, less than a week after the paper published a story leading to the resignation of the country's attorney general.

Aug 28 2017

Mauritius Lux Island Resorts' annual pretax profit jumps 21 pct

PORT LOUIS, Aug 28 Mauritius hotels group Lux Island Resorts reported a 21.1 percent jump in pretax profit for the year ended June, benefiting from a rise in visitors to the island and the sale and lease back of one of its resorts.

Jan 23 2017

New Mauritius PM takes over from father, opponents cry foul

PORT LOUIS The son of the outgoing Mauritius prime minister was appointed as the new premier on Monday, prompting accusations of nepotism and calls for a referendum from opponents.

Jan 21 2017

Mauritius prime minister resigns in favor of his son

PORT LOUIS The 86-year-old prime minister of Mauritius said on Saturday that he would resign on Jan. 23 and hand power to his son, who is the current finance minister.

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