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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

07 May 2018

Argentina peso closes down slightly despite rate hike

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's peso closed slightly weaker on Monday, though analysts remained optimistic the government and central bank had curbed a run on the currency with a massive rate hike and lower fiscal deficit target last week.

07 May 2018

Argentina curbs peso's fall though risks linger

BUENOS AIRES, May 7 Argentina likely stopped a run on the peso with a massive rate hike and lower fiscal deficit target on Friday, though high inflation and large amounts of debt are lingering risks, economists said.

07 May 2018

Argentina curbs peso's fall though risks linger

BUENOS AIRES, May 7 Argentina likely stopped a run on the peso with a massive rate hike and lower fiscal deficit target on Friday, though high inflation and large amounts of debt are lingering risks, economists said.

04 May 2018

EXPLAINER-Argentina ends wild market week with 40 pct interest rate

BUENOS AIRES, May 4 Argentina, which had been an investor darling for much of last year, curbed a sharp devaluation of its peso currency on Friday after hiking interest rates for the third time in a week, selling more than 10 percent of its dollar reserves and lowering its fiscal deficit goal.

21 Mar 2018

Narcos producer shows 'mechanism' of Brazil corruption in new series

A vast corruption investigation in Brazil that has toppled businessmen and lawmakers, haunted two presidencies and captivated the media, debuts as a Netflix series this week, long before anyone can predict how the real-life probe will end.

07 Mar 2018

Argentina's last ex-dictator Bignone dies at age 90

BUENOS AIRES The last leader of Argentina's 1976 - 1983 "dirty war" military dictatorship, Reynaldo Bignone, died in a military hospital on Wednesday, Argentina's state-run news agency Telam said.

05 Feb 2018

Tillerson to visit Peru and Colombia, dogged by Trump aid threat

BUENOS AIRES U.S. President Donald Trump's call this week to cut aid for countries where drugs are produced or trafficked could cast a shadow on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's South America visit as he heads for top cocaine-producing nations Peru and Colombia.

05 Feb 2018

Tillerson to visit Peru and Colombia, dogged by Trump aid threat

BUENOS AIRES U.S. President Donald Trump's call this week to cut aid for countries where drugs are produced or trafficked could cast a shadow on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's South America visit as he heads for top cocaine-producing nations Peru and Colombia.

21 Jan 2018

Pope ends Latin American trip with warning about political corruption

LIMA Pope Francis celebrated an open air Mass for more than 1 million people on Sunday, ending a trip to Chile and Peru marked by tough talk on political corruption but a backlash over what many see as his insufficient resolve to tackle sexual abuse in the Church.

21 Jan 2018

Key cardinal rebukes pope over abuse comment in rare move

TRUJILLO, Peru A key U.S. cardinal distanced himself on Saturday from comments by Pope Francis on sexual abuse, saying they had caused "great pain," a remarkable move pointing to divisions in the Roman Catholic Church over how to treat accusers.

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