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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

Sep 19 2018

U.N. to send deputy to Guatemala as anti-graft leader remains banned

GUATEMALA CITY/UNITED NATIONS The United Nations said on Wednesday that it would send an assistant director to lead its anti-graft mission in Guatemala as the group's chief remains banned from entering the country.

Sep 17 2018

Guatemala says anti-corruption chief will not return despite court ruling

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala's government, appearing to defy an order by a top court, said on Monday it would not permit the leader of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption body to return to the country, prompting opponents to warn of a constitutional crisis.

Sep 17 2018

Guatemala says anti-corruption chief will not return despite court ruling

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala's government, appearing to defy an order by a top court, said on Monday it would not permit the leader of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption body to return to the country, prompting opponents to warn of a constitutional crisis.

Sep 16 2018

Guatemala court rules for return of chief of anti-graft body

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala's constitutional court on Sunday made a provisional ruling by a unanimous vote to allow the chief of a United Nations-backed anti-graft body to return to the country, a judge told a news conference at the court.

Sep 16 2018

Guatemala court rules for return of chief of anti-graft body

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala's constitutional court on Sunday made a provisional ruling by a unanimous vote to allow the chief of a United Nations-backed anti-graft body to return to the country, a judge told a news conference at the court.

Sep 12 2018

Special forces presence at anti-graft protest angers Guatemalans

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala deployed members of the feared Kaibil special forces unit on Wednesday to stop protesters from interrupting a session of parliament, triggering anger among opposition leaders who say President Jimmy Morales is using the military to cow critics.

Sep 10 2018

Guatemalans protest against pressure on anti-graft body

GUATEMALA CITY Hundreds of peasant farmers and indigenous Maya blocked a major highway in Guatemala's western highlands on Monday, demanding that President Jimmy Morales reverse a policy aimed at forcing a U.N.-backed anti-graft unit to leave the country.

Sep 04 2018

Guatemala court confirms suspension of Tahoe mining licenses

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala's highest court on Monday confirmed the suspension of mining operations at the San Rafael unit of miner Tahoe Resources Inc. , and ordered the government to carry out an immediate consultation of the local indigenous population.

Aug 31 2018

Guatemala not renewing mandate of U.N. anti-corruption body

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Friday his government has decided not to renew the mandate of a U.N.-backed anti-graft commission that helped bring down his predecessor and also tried to have Morales impeached.

Aug 10 2018

Prosecutors again attempt to strip Guatemala's president of immunity

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala's attorney general and the U.N.-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) moved on Friday to lift President Jimmy Morales' immunity so he can be investigated for alleged illicit campaign financing.

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