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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 01 2018

Weary of graft and violence, Mexican voters lean toward outsider

NEZAHUALCOYOTL, Mexico Mexicans lined up to vote for a new president on Sunday, with many hoping for a shake-up of the status quo by choosing an anti-establishment leftist whose pledge to clean up politics has resonated widely after years of violence and corruption. | Video

Jun 13 2018

In final debate, Mexican presidential favorite says a NAFTA fail 'not fatal'

MEXICO CITY The collapse of the North American Free Trade Agreement would not be fatal for Mexico, the leftist presidential favorite said on Tuesday, while keeping his cool under attack from rivals in the last televised debate before the July 1 election.

May 26 2018

Miner Grupo Mexico blames freight train derailments on 'sabotage'

MEXICO CITY Mexican miner and infrastructure firm Grupo Mexico on Friday said in a statement that seven freight train derailments were due to "sabotage" and would cost the company 312 million pesos ($16 million).

May 23 2018

Mexico's Accendo Banco expects to close purchase of Deutsche Bank units in June

MEXICO CITY, May 23 Mexican bank Accendo Banco, formerly InvestaBank, said on Wednesday it expects to finalize acquisition of Deutsche Bank's local assets next month, capping a nearly two-year-long process that was stalled by money laundering allegations.

May 22 2018

Mexican truckers travel in fear as highway robberies bleed economy

PUEBLA, Mexico Glancing constantly at his rear view mirror, truck driver "El Flaco" journeys the highways of Mexico haunted by the memory of when he was kidnapped with his security detail by bandits disguised as police officers two years ago.

May 22 2018

Grupo Mexico eyes Wednesday re-opening of blocked train route after derailment

MEXICO CITY Mexican miner and infrastructure firm Grupo Mexico said on Monday it aims to resume rail transport between key commercial port of Veracruz and central Mexico on Wednesday, following a train derailment suspected to be an act of criminal sabotage.

May 04 2018

Tycoons chafe at Mexican presidential frontrunner's 'slander'

MEXICO CITY Mexico's leading business groups are fuming after leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the favorite to win the country's July presidential election, called several billionaires influence traffickers who benefit from corruption.

Apr 05 2018

Mexico's Walmex says same-store sales up 13.5 percent in March

MEXICO CITY Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico , said on Thursday that same-store sales rose in March by the biggest margin in more than 12 years on holiday shopping.

Mar 02 2018

ArcelorMittal stands by $1 billion Mexico pledge despite trade threats

MEXICO CITY ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaker, has not changed its plan to invest $1 billion dollars in a new production line in Mexico, a spokesman said on Friday, despite uncertainty around terms of trade in North America.

Mar 02 2018

Mexico's Alfa CFO fined for insider trading

MEXICO CITY, March 2 The chief financial officer of Mexican conglomerate Alfa was fined 195,018 pesos ($10,349) in January for breaking insider trading laws, government data showed. Ramon Alberto Leal Chapa was fined on January 11 for "making trades with privileged information" in 2011, according to publicly available data on the website of Mexican banking and securities regulator CNBV.

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