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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.

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Get transport on track to drive development, global agencies say

TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's transport networks are lagging behind booming demand, and countries risk missing key development goals if access to jobs, markets and healthcare is jeopardized, the World Bank, United Nations and other agencies said on Thursday.

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Get transport on track to drive development, global agencies say

TEPIC, Mexico, Oct 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's transport networks are lagging behind booming demand, and countries risk missing key development goals if access to jobs, markets and healthcare is jeopardised, the World Bank, United Nations and other agencies said on Thursday.

14 Oct 2017

FEATURE-Boosting bees could sweeten chance of a greener Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, Oct 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pumping bellows to create gentle puffs of smoke, Alfonso Cestelos Sanz fends off the ants attacking his beehive in a field overlooking Mexico City, before pulling out sticky racks of hexagon-shaped honeycomb amid clouds of irritated bees.

13 Oct 2017

Disaster-hit nations must rebuild better or risk losing insurance, experts say

TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Disaster-prone countries that keep rebuilding homes, roads and utilities are in danger of becoming uninsurable unless their new infrastructure is built to survive further catastrophe, experts said on Friday at a World Bank conference.

13 Oct 2017

Disaster-hit nations must rebuild better or risk losing insurance, experts say

TEPIC, Mexico, Oct 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - D isaster-prone countries that keep rebuilding homes, roads and utilities are in danger of becoming uninsurable unless their new infrastructure is built to survive further catastrophe, experts said on Friday at a World Bank conference.

10 Oct 2017

One in three Latin Americans have paid bribes to public employees, report says

TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Roughly one in three people in Latin America paid a bribe last year to a public employee, from corrupt police to teachers and hospital workers, said a report released on Monday.

09 Oct 2017

One in three Latin Americans have paid bribes to public employees, report says

TEPIC, Mexico, Oct 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Roughly one in three people in Latin America paid a bribe last year to a public employee, from corrupt police to teachers and hospital workers, said a report released on Monday.

06 Oct 2017

All-male panel on feminism comes under fire in Mexico

TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A debate about feminism with an all-male panel at Mexico's biggest university is under fire on social media for its lack of women, although the panel moderator says it was an attempt at portraying men's roles.

06 Oct 2017

All-male panel on feminism comes under fire in Mexico

TEPIC, Mexico, Oct 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A debate about feminism with an all-male panel at Mexico's biggest university is under fire on social media for its lack of women, although the panel moderator says it was an attempt at portraying men's roles.

05 Oct 2017

Mexico City 'bike mayor' says two wheels can overtake gridlock grind

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Zipping through streets teeming with people and traffic after the earthquake that rocked Mexico City last month, cyclists helped locate collapsed buildings where people might be trapped, and ferried tools and supplies to rescue teams.

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