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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

Aug 30 2018

Venezuelan immigrants survive on the streets in Brazil

BOA VISTA, Brazil Many Venezuelans thought they were leaving a collapsing economy for a land of milk and honey just next door.

Aug 22 2018

Venezuelan mothers-to-be head to Brazil to give birth

BOA VISTA, Brazil Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to a lack of prenatal care, medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil, where three Venezuelan babies are born every day.

Aug 22 2018

Pregnant Venezuelan women going to Brazil to give birth

BOA VISTA, Brazil Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to lack of prenatal care, medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil, where three Venezuelan babies are born every day.

Sep 14 2017

Brazilians toil for gold in illegal Amazon mines

CREPURIZAO, Brazil Informal mining in Brazil is seen by many as a scourge polluting the Amazon rainforest, poisoning indigenous tribes and robbing the nation of its wealth.

Aug 03 2017

Former 'crackland' addict turns Sao Paulo trash into livelihood

SAO PAULO Fabiana Silva called the streets of São Paulo home for 16 years as one of hundreds of people trapped in cracolândia, the open-air drug markets in South America's biggest city.

Apr 26 2017

Sao Paulo mayor declares war on wall writers

SAO PAULO It took Brazilian artist Iaco one minute to whip out a can of spray paint and write "doria" seven times across a gray wall in Sao Paulo.

Feb 01 2017

Blue-collar bathers revel at alternative to Rio beach scene

RIO DE JANEIRO In a city best known for fashionable beaches and world-class surf, bathers at one local watering hole take pride in the exact opposite – the no-fuss atmosphere of a giant, artificial pond.

Dec 23 2016

WIDER IMAGE-Dodging death in the hunt for gooseneck barnacles

FERROL, Spain, Dec 23 Spanish fisherman Santi Diaz Mosquera knows every journey down the treacherous Galician rocks in search of a handful of prized gooseneck barnacles could be his last.

Dec 08 2016

Brazilian squatters offer shelter from anti-gay violence

BOSTON A multi-colored gay pride flag hangs in a corner of a bare room in an abandoned Sao Paulo art deco building that was once the headquarters of Brazil's social security agency.

Jul 18 2016

Sun, sand and surf offer stunning backdrop to Rio's Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO As hundreds of thousands of tourists begin descending on Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics that start Aug. 5, the headlines have focused on the street violence, the Zika virus, the water pollution and the rush to finish venues and transport.

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