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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

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.

Feb 14 2018

Mexico's Financiero Interacciones sees cheaper loans on Banorte tie-up

MEXICO CITY Mexico's state and municipal government debt sector will likely see lower borrowing costs in the coming months following the acquisition of Grupo Financiero Interacciones by Banorte, Interacciones CEO said on Wednesday.

Feb 13 2018

Mexico's America Movil reports steepest loss in 16 years

MEXICO CITY America Movil, the crown jewel of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's empire, reported its largest loss in 16 years in the fourth quarter, hampered by the peso's depreciation against the dollar and euro.

Jan 07 2018

Russia meddling in Mexican election: White House aide McMaster

MEXICO CITY The Russian government has launched a sophisticated campaign to influence Mexico's 2018 presidential election and stir up division, a senior White House official said in a video clip published by Mexican newspaper Reforma.

Dec 08 2017

Mexican president asks Senate to broaden discussion over security bill

MEXICO CITY Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday asked Senate lawmakers to include civil society's views in their discussion of a divisive bill that critics say would give the military greater powers and deepen its role in the country's drug war.

Dec 06 2017

Mexico senators propose law change to curb presidential impunity

MEXICO CITY A group of Mexican opposition senators proposed a constitutional reform on Wednesday that would enable a sitting president to face trial for corruption for up to three years after leaving office, in a bid to bolster the fight against graft.

Dec 06 2017

Mexican army hit by execution finding as Senate mulls new military powers

MEXICO CITY Mexican soldiers arbitrarily executed two people after an illegal raid last year, a national rights body said on Tuesday, releasing its findings as protests disrupted a debate in the Senate over a contentious bill to give the military more powers.

Nov 21 2017

Mexico suffers deadliest month on record, 2017 set to be worst year

MEXICO CITY There were more murders in October in Mexico than in any month over at least 20 years, according to official data, in the latest grim milestone in 2017, a year on course to register the highest homicide tally since modern records began.

Nov 20 2017

Uber fights proposed rule in Mexico's Cancun barring cash fares

MEXICO CITY Uber Technologies Inc, which has been facing a wave of regulations in Latin America, is fighting proposed rules in Cancun that the ride-hailing service says could drive it out of the top Mexican beach resort.


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