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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 15 2018

Mexico lower house names anti-graft auditor in criticized process

MEXICO CITY In a widely criticized selection process, Mexico's lower house of Congress on Thursday picked David Rogelio Colmenares, an economist, to head the Federal Audit Office (ASF), a key position in the battle against political corruption.

Mar 09 2018

Mexican leftist seeks to court bankers, to mixed reviews

ACAPULCO Mexico's left-wing presidential frontrunner on Friday tried to assuage the fears of a skeptical audience of bankers that he would run a radical economic agenda, vowing not to nationalize, expropriate or drive the country deeper into debt.

Mar 09 2018

Mexico leftist AMLO plans law change to prosecute presidents for graft

MEXICO CITY, March 9 Mexican leftist presidential frontrunner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that if he wins the July election, he would seek to change the constitution to allow sitting presidents to be tried for corruption.

Mar 08 2018

Mexico must strengthen rule of law to fight financial crimes: minister

ACAPULCO, Mexico Mexico, burdened by warring drug cartels that launder untold billions of dollars every year, needs to improve the rule of law in order to better combat financial crimes, Finance Minister Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya said in an interview on Thursday.

Feb 28 2018

Mexico's leftist frontrunner to address premier banker gathering

MEXICO CITY Last year, Mexican bankers had a leftist presidential hopeful on their minds but did not invite him to their gathering in the beach resort of Acapulco where they fretted about populism. Now, four months before the election, he is leading in polls and they have asked him to speak. 

Feb 12 2018

Standard Life Aberdeen takes on Mexican airport developer in rare move

MEXICO CITY/LONDON A subsidiary of Standard Life Aberdeen Plc, one of the world's largest asset managers, is pressuring a Mexican airport developer to change its shareholder structure, three years after unsuccessfully trying the same strategy in a similar investment.

Feb 08 2018

Airlines complain about Mexico passenger arrival fee increase

MEXICO CITY Aviation industry groups are pressing Mexico's government to reverse a January fee increase for international passengers arriving in Mexico City, claiming it is hurting the airlines and the country's economic competitiveness.

Jan 11 2018

Head of Mexico's financial crimes unit resigns: sources

MEXICO CITY The head of the Mexico's Financial Intelligence Unit, a part of the finance ministry tasked with combating and preventing money laundering, resigned on Wednesday, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Nov 21 2017

Mexican leftist presidential candidate vows financial crime crackdown

MEXICO CITY Mexican leftist presidential frontrunner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has pledged in his manifesto to clamp down on financial crime, and tighten money laundering, banking and tax regulations if elected next July.

Nov 17 2017

Special Report: Ivanka Trump and the fugitive from Panama

By Ned Parker, Stephen Grey, Stefanie Eschenbacher, Roman Anin, Brad Brooks and Christine Murray


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