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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SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela Activists in Venezuela's western state of Tachira have for years been at the forefront of demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro and helped lead violent protests during an election last year to create an all-powerful legislature.
SAN ANTONIO, Venezuela Crouched on a sidewalk near Venezuela's border with Colombia, construction worker Deiver Guarate said Sunday's presidential election has already been decided in favour of President Nicolas Maduro, and he did not plan to stay around to hear the results. | Video
Courts in Curacao and Bonaire have partially lifted attachments introduced by ConocoPhillips aiming to seize Venezuelan PDVSA's [PDVSA.UL] assets to satisfy a $2 billion (£1.48 billion) arbitration ruling, according to a copy of the documents seen by Reuters.
CARACAS/MARACAIBO Family members of Venezuelan army officers arrested in March for alleged conspiracy are demanding their release and denouncing procedural irregularities amid what critics call a growing purge of the crisis-stricken country's armed forces.
CARACAS Months before Venezuela's opposition coalition called for abstention in Sunday's presidential election, college student Ana Romano had already decided not to vote.
CARACAS The chairman of Venezuela's top bank Banesco on Friday condemned a 90-day state takeover and arrest of 11 executives as locals thronged cash machines and sped up transfers to other institutions.
CARACAS A group of Venezuelan rock bands hope to popularize songs against President Nicolas Maduro by handing out a CD called "Rock Against Dictatorship" during a summit of Latin American and North American countries in Lima this week.
CARACAS The Miss Venezuela beauty pageant said on Wednesday it will investigate possible unethical conduct by its contestants following a vitriolic social media spat that saw former participants accusing each other of inappropriate behaviour.
CARACAS Venezuelan security forces on Tuesday detained Miguel Rodriguez, a dissident former interior minister, on accusations he was conspiring to destabilise the government of unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro.
CARACAS Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has sued a group of oil trading companies through a U.S. trust over a multi-billion dollar corruption scheme to buy petroleum products below market value, the lawyer representing the trust said on Thursday.
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