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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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22 Jun 2017

Paraguayan farmers protest proposed grains export tax

SAN RAFAEL, Paraguay Thousands of farmers in Paraguay protested on Wednesday against a proposed 15 percent tax on soy, corn and wheat exports that will likely come to a vote in the Senate this week.

21 Jun 2017

Paraguayan farmers protest proposed grains export tax

SAN RAFAEL, Paraguay, June 21 Thousands of farmers in Paraguay protested on Wednesday against a proposed 15 percent tax on soy, corn and wheat exports that will likely come to a vote in the Senate this week.

02 Apr 2017

Paraguay protesters seek end to re-election proposal, vote looms

ASUNCION Protesters were collecting signatures on Sunday demanding the withdrawal of a proposed amendment that would allow Paraguay's president to stand for re-election while his allies vowed to move forward with the measure despite Friday's violent clashes. | Video

10 Feb 2017

Paraguay gives remains of military dictatorship victims to families

ASUNCION The remains of four people killed during Paraguay's 1954-1989 military dictatorship were given to their families on Friday in an emotional ceremony that was the first of its kind.

29 Aug 2016

Paraguay says eight troops killed in ambush

ASUNCION An ambush in the north of Paraguay killed eight soldiers, authorities said on Saturday, adding that the attack bore the hallmarks of the guerrilla group known as the Paraguayan People's Army. | Video

28 Dec 2015

In Paraguay, more flee worst floods in decades as levee creaks

ASUNCION/BUENOS AIRES With further rain looming, more families abandoned their homes on Sunday in Paraguay, the country hardest hit by the worst flooding in decades in the area bordering Uruguay and Argentina, which has already forced more than 100,000 people to evacuate.

27 Dec 2015

In Paraguay, more flee worst floods in decades as levee creaks

ASUNCION/BUENOS AIRES With further rain looming, more families abandoned their homes on Sunday in Paraguay, the country hardest hit by the worst flooding in decades in the area bordering Uruguay and Argentina, which has already forced more than 100,000 people to evacuate. | Video

27 Dec 2015

In Paraguay, more flee worst floods in decades as levee creaks

ASUNCION/BUENOS AIRES With further rain looming, more families abandoned their homes on Sunday in Paraguay, the country hardest hit by the worst flooding in decades in the area bordering Uruguay and Argentina, which has already forced more than 100,000 people to evacuate. | Video

27 Dec 2015

Over 100,000 flee flooding in Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay

ASUNCION/BUENOS AIRES More than 100,000 people have had to evacuate from their homes in the bordering areas of Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina due to severe flooding in the wake of heavy summer rains brought on by El Niño, authorities said on Saturday.

26 Dec 2015

Over 100,000 flee flooding in Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay

ASUNCION/BUENOS AIRES More than 100,000 people have had to evacuate from their homes in the bordering areas of Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina due to severe flooding in the wake of heavy summer rains brought on by El Niño, authorities said on Saturday.

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