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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SANTIAGO, Oct 1 Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Sunday announced a 3.9 percent hike to spending in the proposed budget for 2018, when she said the economy of the world's top copper producer could expand twice as fast as this year.
SANTIAGO BHP Billiton's Escondida copper mine in Chile has recovered from a six-week strike faster than expected, with output now running at normal levels, an executive with the company said on Tuesday.
SANTIAGO, Aug 22 BHP Billiton's Escondida copper mine in Chile has recovered from a six-week strike faster than expected, with output now running at normal levels, an executive with the company said on Tuesday.
SANTIAGO Chilean state miner Codelco [COBRE.UL], the world's second largest producer of copper, is preparing to invest in far afield Mongolia as the copper market improves, the company's chief executive told Reuters on Friday.
SANTIAGO Ireland's Mainstream Renewable Power is confident it will be able to maintain a steady pipeline of power projects in Chile, an executive told Reuters on Wednesday, even as some firms have soured on the country's renewable sector in recent years.
CARACAS The U.S. government ordered family members of employees at its embassy in Venezuela to leave on Thursday as a political crisis deepened ahead of a controversial vote critics contend will end democracy in the oil-rich country. | Video
SANTIAGO Record low renewable energy prices in Chile are here to stay and will likely push power prices even lower, Chile's energy minister told Reuters, a development that would pressure the nation's already squeezed diesel and natural gas industries.
SANTIAGO Workers at the Zaldivar copper mine in Chile, owned by Antofagasta and Barrick Gold Corp , voted to approve a strike on Monday after talks with the company failed, a union leader told Reuters.
SANTIAGO Two Chilean journalists have emerged as the main challengers to former President Sebastian Pinera in this year's presidential election, as one of South America's most stable and developed countries weighs the future of its political left.
SANTIAGO Mining companies operating in Chile are examining restarting projects that were put on hold in recent years due to a copper price slump, the mining minister and industry executives said, though final investment decisions will wait until political uncertainty lifts after the November presidential elections.
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