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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 13 2018

Pompeo meets next Mexican president, says Trump wants better ties

MEXICO CITY U.S. President Donald Trump wants to strengthen and improve ties with Mexico after "bumps in the road," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Mexico's next leader on Friday, following the leftist's landslide victory this month. | Video

Jun 25 2018

Rising crime pushes Mexico bulletproof car production to record

MEXICO CITY Historic levels of violent crime in Mexico have sparked a record increase in the country's car-armoring business, with an industry group predicting a double-digit jump in the number of vehicles bulletproofed this year.

Jun 05 2018

Mexico firms eye workaround on U.S. metals tariffs; consumers in bind

MEXICO CITY Mexican firms will need to cut deals with suppliers and consider buying goods elsewhere once a conflict over U.S. steel and aluminum import tariffs starts to bite, even as consumers are seen ultimately picking up the tab from any higher prices.

May 29 2018

Businesses turn up heat on Mexican government over crime surge

MEXICO CITY Mexican business leaders called out the government on Monday over a recent wave of criminal activity that has terrorized large swaths of Latin America's second-largest economy and led some prominent firms to cut back operations.

May 17 2018

Canada 'positive' on NAFTA, Mexico says deal possible by end-May

NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said he felt "positive" about talks to rework the NAFTA trade pact, while a top Mexican official held out hope a deal could be hammered out by the end of May.

May 15 2018

Mexico says NAFTA deal unlikely this week, Canada is upbeat

MEXICO CITY Mexico's economy minister said that he saw diminishing chances for a new North American Free Trade Agreement ahead of a Thursday deadline to present a deal that could be signed by the current U.S. Congress.

Mar 05 2018

U.S. pushes NAFTA talks pace, warns of political headwinds

MEXICO CITY Mexican and U.S. officials pushed on Monday to speed up NAFTA negotiations, with the United States floating the idea of reaching an agreement "in principle" in coming weeks to avoid political headwinds later this year. | Video

Mar 02 2018

Trump sours flagging NAFTA talks with steel trade war threats

MEXICO CITY U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to unleash a trade war over steel crushed hopes of substantial progress in the latest talks to rework NAFTA, heightening fears for the trade deal's future.

Feb 27 2018

U.S. NAFTA autos negotiator called from Mexico for consultations: officials

MEXICO CITY The U.S. negotiator for regional content requirements in autos flew back to Washington from a NAFTA round in Mexico on Monday to talk with car companies, officials said, in a development some hoped would lead to progress on the contentious issue.

Feb 26 2018

Amid fresh Trump tension, negotiators seek progress on NAFTA

MEXICO CITY U.S., Mexican and Canadian negotiators met on Monday seeking to narrow disagreements on how to overhaul the NAFTA trade deal despite renewed signs of tension between Mexico and U.S. President Donald Trump over his planned border wall.


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