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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

17 Jan 2018

Undecided land claims in Colombia put slave descendants at risk, study says

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of land claims by Afro-Colombians sitting unresolved, some for over a decade, put those communities in danger of being driven off their land by business interests, according to new research.

17 Jan 2018

Undecided land claims in Colombia put slave descendants at risk, study says

BOGOTA, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of land claims by Afro-Colombians sitting unresolved, some for over a decade, put those communities in danger of being driven off their land by business interests, according to new research.

12 Jan 2018

Pope's Chile visit to cast light on Mapuche Indians' land struggle

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The plight of Chile's indigenous Mapuche people and their struggle for land rights will come under the spotlight as Pope Francis travels to the country on Monday amid growing tension between the Mapuche and loggers and farmers.

11 Jan 2018

U.N. lambasts Latin America for abusing indigenous rights

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Latin America is trampling on indigenous rights and jailing ever more campaigners to stifle opposition to big business taking over ancestral lands, according to a United Nations expert.

05 Jan 2018

From shadows to town hall: Nicaragua female mayor to put women first

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Born into Nicaragua's indigenous Miskito community, Rose Cunningham was only too well aware of the challenges girls faced in getting their voices heard in a culture dominated by men.

27 Dec 2017

With crises set to worsen, what are aid groups' priorities for 2018?

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Violence, displacement and hunger will drive record humanitarian needs in 2018, with nearly 136 million people worldwide in need of aid, according to the United Nations.

27 Dec 2017

EXPERT VIEWS-With crises set to worsen, what are aid groups' priorities for 2018?

BOGOTA, Dec 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Violence, displacement and hunger will drive record humanitarian needs in 2018, with nearly 136 million people worldwide in need of aid, according to the United Nations.

20 Dec 2017

Colombia rights activists facing danger, U.N. says

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 100 human rights defenders were killed, many gunned down by hit men, in Colombia this year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, urging more accountability and better protections.

15 Dec 2017

Seven each day: Mexican women murders on the rise amid drug wars

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than seven women are killed on average every day in Mexico, with numbers surging in recent years amidst the country's brutal drug wars, a report by the Mexican government and United Nations said.

14 Dec 2017

El Salvador lawyer pledges to fight for woman jailed for abortion crime

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A lawyer in El Salvador, representing a woman whose 30-year prison sentence under the country's strict abortion law was upheld by judges, said he will fight to get the conviction quashed in a case that has sparked widespread outrage.

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