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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

May 09 2014

Work on Sao Paulo airport halted, threatening World Cup deadline

SAO PAULO Work on an airport outside Sao Paulo was partially suspended on Friday because of unsafe working conditions in the rush to prepare for the World Cup, all but guaranteeing the private operator would miss a crucial deadline for a new terminal.

May 09 2014

Work on Sao Paulo airport halted, threatening World Cup deadline

SAO PAULO Work on an airport outside Sao Paulo was partially suspended on Friday because of unsafe working conditions in the rush to prepare for the World Cup, all but guaranteeing the private operator would miss a crucial deadline for a new terminal.

May 09 2014

Work on Sao Paulo airport halted, threatening World Cup deadline

SAO PAULO, May 9 Work on an airport outside Sao Paulo was partially suspended on Friday because of unsafe working conditions in the rush to prepare for the World Cup, all but guaranteeing the private operator would miss a crucial deadline for a new terminal.

Mar 21 2014

Brazil investigates price-fixing by alleged train cartel

SAO PAULO, March 21 Brazil's antitrust agency has begun investigating several major international companies for allegedly fixing prices in contracts to build and maintain trains and subway lines in five Brazilian cities.

Feb 26 2014

Embraer seeks to maintain profit margin on stronger business jets

SAO PAULO Brazil's Embraer SA , the world's No. 3 commercial planemaker, said on Wednesday it was aiming for stable profit margins in 2014 as better pricing on executive jets should offset deep discounts on big regional jet orders.

Feb 24 2014

Brazil's Cosan proposes $4.7 billion takeover of railway firm ALL

SAO PAULO Brazilian sugar and ethanol firm Cosan SA proposed on Monday to take over America Latina Logistica SA in a $4.7 billion deal that would form Latin America's largest railway and logistics company.

Feb 24 2014

Brazil's Cosan proposes $4.7 billion takeover of railway firm

SAO PAULO Brazilian sugar and ethanol firm Cosan SA proposed a takeover on Monday of America Latina Logistica SA in a $4.7 billion (2.8 billion pounds) deal that would form Latin America's largest railway and logistics company.

Feb 24 2014

Brazil's Cosan proposes $4.7 billion takeover of railway firm

SAO PAULO Brazilian sugar and ethanol firm Cosan SA proposed a takeover on Monday of America Latina Logistica SA in a $4.7 billion deal that would form Latin America's largest railway and logistics company.

Jan 27 2014

Brazil airports overhaul plan seen as another blow to investors

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Jan 27 President Dilma Rousseff's plans to shake up Brazil's troubled airports sector could undermine billions of dollars in private investment and serve as a broader cautionary tale for investors in infrastructure.

Nov 23 2013

Brazil awards $9 billion of airport deals, prepping Rio for Olympics

SAO PAULO Brazil opened two of its busiest airports to private investors on Friday, awarding $9 billion worth of contracts in a hotly contested auction as the country overhauls crowded terminals ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.

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