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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BARILOCHE, Argentina The United States split from other Group of 20 member countries on Friday over the future of the coal industry and the 2015 Paris climate accord, though all of them agreed to transition to cleaner fuels to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
BARILOCHE, Argentina Uruguay will move toward a permanent offer process for offshore oil blocks as other Latin American countries have done, after an April auction failed to attract bids, Industry, Energy and Mining Minister Carolina Cosse said in an interview this week.
BARILOCHE, Argentina, June 14 Argentina will begin exporting natural gas to neighboring Chile before the end of the year, the energy ministers of both countries said on Thursday, as output from the Vaca Muerta shale field rises.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina could revise the fiscal targets set as part of a $50 billion financing arrangement with the International Monetary Fund to increase spending on social programs, an IMF director said on Friday.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina and the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday they reached an agreement for a three-year, $50 billion (£37.2 billion) standby lending arrangement, which the government said it sought to provide a safety net and avoid the frequent crises of the country's past. | Video
BUENOS AIRES, June 6 Argentina's financing deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will likely include measures strengthening the central bank's independence, which has been questioned since the government changed inflation targets last year, economists said.
CARACAS Earlier this month, supervisors at the 53 stations in the metro system in Venezuela's capital Caracas received an unprecedented order: once your supply of tickets runs out, unlock the turnstiles and let passengers ride free.
CARACAS President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of two top U.S. diplomats in Caracas in retaliation for a new round of sanctions over Venezuela's widely-condemned election, accusing them of a 'conspiracy' that was denied by the State Department.
CARACAS Betsabeth Casique saved for eight months for bus tickets out of Venezuela for herself and her three children. At 1.4 million bolivars each, they are worth what she earns in a month working as a nurse. | Video
CARACAS, May 22 Venezuela's foreign ministry on Tuesday slammed Washington's new round of sanctions following President Nicolas Maduro's disputed re-election over the weekend, calling them "a crime against humanity."