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.
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BRASILIA Brazil's Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to grant Congress the final word on decisions to remove a sitting politician, conceding a victory to lawmakers fighting to shield themselves from prosecution for corruption.
BRASILIA Brazil's federal audit court on Wednesday ordered a freeze of former President Dilma Rousseff's assets as well as those of José Sérgio Gabrielli, ex-head of state-run oil company Petrobras, over a $580 million (438.34 million pounds) loss in the 2006 purchase of a Texas refinery.
BRASILIA A Brazilian congressional report recommended on Tuesday that President Michel Temer should not face trial for obstruction of justice and membership in a criminal organisation, arguing that the charges against him were unfounded.
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BRASILIA European negotiators presented their farm trade offer to South America's Mercosur bloc on Tuesday as part of talks for a trade pact they hope to complete by the end of this year, officials from both sides said on Tuesday.
BRASILIA European Union nations led by France and Ireland have proposed postponing a farm trade offer to South America's Mercosur bloc until rules are agreed to avoid unfair competition, diplomats said on Thursday, creating a potential obstacle to a deal.
BRASILIA He is anti-gay, pro-gun and warns that China is taking over Brazil. And with one year to go before Brazil's presidential election, right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro is running second in opinion polls.
UNITED NATIONS/HAVANA Cuba urged the United States on Friday to cooperate with its investigation into incidents that the U.S. says have harmed its diplomats in Havana and not to politicise the matter, days after Washington said it was considering closing its Cuban embassy.
NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Venezuela's authoritarian government from the podium at the United Nations this week but Latin American leaders say that behind the scenes he listened to them on how best to resolve the delicate regional crisis.
NEW YORK, Sept 22 U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Venezuela's authoritarian government from the podium at the United Nations this week but Latin American leaders say that behind the scenes he listened to them on how best to resolve the delicate regional crisis.
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