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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

Jun 08 2018

U.N. Security Council elects five members for two-year term

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations General Assembly voted on Friday to elect Germany, Belgium, South Africa, the Dominican Republic and Indonesia for a two-year term in the Security Council starting on Jan. 1, 2019.

Jun 07 2018

U.N. sanctions six people on Libya human-trafficking

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council on Thursday sanctioned six people for involvement in human trafficking and smuggling of migrants in Libya after Russia lifted a hold it had set on the request for action against the individuals.

Jun 05 2018

Ecuador's foreign minister elected U.N. General Assembly president

NEW YORK Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa on Tuesday was elected president of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, a mainly ceremonial title that nonetheless carries a high profile and important procedural functions.

Jun 01 2018

U.S. vetoes U.N. resolution denouncing violence against Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS The United States vetoed on Friday a Kuwaiti-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution that condemned Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians, underlining Washington's differences with friends and foes alike over the Israeli-Palestinian issue.

Jun 01 2018

U.S. vetoes U.N. resolution denouncing violence against Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS The United States vetoed on Friday a Kuwaiti-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution that condemned Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians, underlining Washington's differences with friends and foes alike over the Israeli-Palestinian issue.

May 08 2018

Fed-Chef will bei Zinserhöhungen kein Börsenbeben riskieren

Zürich/New York US-Notenbank-Chef Jerome Powell ist Befürchtungen entgegengetreten, durch die angepeilten Zinserhöhungen drohe ein Börsenbeben wie vor fünf Jahren.

May 07 2018

Argentina stems peso bleeding but remains vulnerable to capital flows

NEW YORK Argentina's three recent interest rate increases to halt the peso's collapse can be traced back to a late-December government press conference which have left the country more vulnerable to international investor sentiment and capital flows.

Apr 26 2018

Venezuela debt rally may falter despite oil price, election

NEW YORK, April 26 Investors buying Venezuelan debt in recent weeks on hopes the May elections might bring a new government or that rising oil prices will bolster the OPEC member's creditworthiness may be in for a rude awakening, analysts and portfolio managers say.

Apr 24 2018

INTERVIEW-Ghana looking to sell debt in the 7 pct coupon range -minister

NEW YORK, April 24 Ghana is seeking to issue up to $2.5 billion worth of Eurobonds in the coming weeks with a coupon in the 7 percent range, a rate well below previous sales, the West African nation's finance minister told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday.

Apr 19 2018

U.S., Colombian probe targets Venezuela food import program

WASHINGTON The United States and Colombia on Thursday cited new evidence of fraud in Venezuela's food import program for the needy, saying part of the funds often ended up in the hands of corrupt government officials after being funneled through businesses in nearby countries.

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