Edition:
United Kingdom

Anthony Boadle

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

12 Oct 2017

Brazil Supreme Court allows Congress last word on removal of lawmakers

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.

11 Oct 2017

Brazil court freezes ex-leader Rousseff's assets over 2006 refinery deal

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.

10 Oct 2017

Brazil congressional report recommends shelving Temer charges

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.

05 Oct 2017

Brazil's congress sets up fund to cover lack of campaign finance

(This version of the October 4th story corrects the fifth paragraph to say coalitions reform will not go into effect until the 2022 elections)

04 Oct 2017

EU negotiators present farm trade offers to Mercosur

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.

29 Sep 2017

EU farm protectionism threatens deal with South American bloc

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.

28 Sep 2017

Far-right presidential hopeful aims to be Brazil's Trump

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.

22 Sep 2017

Cuba urges U.S. not to politicise allegations of harmed diplomats

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.

22 Sep 2017

Rhetoric aside, Latin America leaders say Trump listened on Venezuela

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.

22 Sep 2017

Rhetoric aside, Latin America leaders say Trump listened on Venezuela

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.

  • Europe
  • U.S.
  • Asia
  • Sectors
Stock Search
FTSE 100 7,523.23 + 0.19 +0.00%
DAX 12,991.28 + 1.18 +0.01%
CAC 40 5,372.38 + 4.09 +0.08%
TR Europe 185.10 -0.44 -0.24%
GBP/USD 1.3188 +0.01%
GBP/EUR 1.1189 +0.00%
EUR/USD 1.1785 +0.00%
Gold 1,277.80 -9.10 -0.71%
Oil 52.07 +0.56 +1.09%
Corn 344.25 -4.75 -1.36%