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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 17 2018

Bank of China plans to go 'local' in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, May 17 China's fourth-largest bank by assets is pushing into the Mexican market, aiming to meet the needs of large Chinese companies increasingly eager to expand into Mexico, a senior executive said on Thursday.

Apr 06 2018

RPT-Mexican presidential front-runner eyes slimmed down Pemex -adviser

MEXICO CITY, April 5 Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the leftist leading the race to win Mexico's presidency in July, will root out corruption at Pemex and also aims to slim down the state-owned oil and gas company, his pick for finance minister said on Thursday.

Apr 05 2018

Mexican presidential front-runner eyes slimmed down Pemex: adviser

MEXICO CITY Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the leftist leading the race to win Mexico's presidency in July, will root out corruption at Pemex and also aims to slim down the state-owned oil and gas company, his pick for finance minister said on Thursday.

Mar 27 2018

Mexico private security boom adds to corruption, use of force: study

MEXICO CITY Rapid growth in private, unregulated security companies in Mexico has contributed to corruption, human rights abuses and excessive use of force, a report found on Tuesday, as the country suffers record levels of violence.

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.

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