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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 07 2014

Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among three dead

GUATEMALA CITY A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least three people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.

Jul 07 2014

Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among three dead

GUATEMALA CITY A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least three people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.

Jul 07 2014

Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among three dead

GUATEMALA CITY A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least three people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.

Jul 07 2014

Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among three dead

GUATEMALA CITY A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least three people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.

Jun 20 2014

Central America presses Biden on migrant rights as U.S. vows aid

GUATEMALA CITY Central American leaders on Friday pressed visiting U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden to improve migrant rights, even as the United States committed tens of millions of dollars in extra aid to the region in a bid to stem a surge of illegal immigration.

Jun 20 2014

Central America presses Biden on migrant rights as U.S. vows aid

GUATEMALA CITY Central American leaders on Friday pressed visiting U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden to improve migrant rights, even as the United States committed tens of millions of dollars in extra aid to the region in a bid to stem a surge of illegal immigration.

May 13 2014

Guatemala eyes alternative crop subsidies to dampen poppy allure

ANTIGUA, Guatemala Guatemala is considering subsidizing alternative crops for poppy farmers in order to curb the production of narcotics and raise funds for social programs, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

May 13 2014

Guatemala eyes alternative crop subsidies to dampen poppy allure

ANTIGUA, Guatemala, May 13 Guatemala is considering subsidizing alternative crops for poppy farmers in order to curb the production of narcotics and raise funds for social programs, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

Mar 19 2014

Guatemalan president says diplomatic bribes a thing of the past

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Otto Perez said on Wednesday the era of diplomatic bribery was over, a day after one of his predecessors admitted to taking $2.5 million from Taiwan in return for continuing to recognise the country against the wishes of China.

Feb 10 2014

Seven adults, two children shot to death in Guatemala jungle

GUATEMALA CITY Nine people including a baby and a young girl were killed on Saturday in an attack on their home in a dense jungle region in northern Guatemala known to be a hotly contested drug-trafficking territory, officials said.

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