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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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Odebrecht paid firms linked to Peru's Kuczynski $4.8 million - document

LIMA Brazilian builder Odebrecht transferred $4.8 million to companies linked to Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski between 2004 and 2012, some of which was paid to a company Kuczynski controlled when he held senior government roles, according to a document the company sent to Congress.

13 Dec 2017

Peru prosecutor probing alleged abuse seeks to jail Catholic society founder

LIMA A public prosecutor in Peru is seeking the pre-trial detention of Luis Figari, founder of an elite Catholic society who is accused of sexually and physically abusing children and former members of the group, the attorney for the victims of the alleged abuse told Reuters on Wednesday.

13 Dec 2017

Exclusive - Peru prosecutor probing alleged abuse seeks to jail Catholic society founder: lawyer

LIMA A public prosecutor in Peru is seeking the pre-trial detention of Luis Figari, founder of an elite Catholic society who is accused of sexually and physically abusing children and former members of the group, the attorney for the victims of the alleged abuse told Reuters on Wednesday.

08 Dec 2017

Displaced by mining, Peru villagers spurn shiny new town

NUEVA FUERABAMBA, Peru This remote town in Peru's southern Andes was supposed to serve as a model for how companies can help communities uprooted by mining. | Video

18 Nov 2017

Chile's presidential hopefuls wrap up campaigning ahead of Sunday vote

SANTIAGO Chile's presidential hopefuls wrapped up campaigning on Thursday in a race that has pitted billionaire Sebastian Pinera's promise for change against centre-left candidate Alejandro Guillier's defence of a recent raft of progressive reforms. | Video

16 Sep 2017

Peru's Kuczynski eyes VP for prime minister after cabinet ousted - sources

LIMA Peru's center-right President Pedro Kuczynski is considering appointing Vice President Martin Vizcarra as his new prime minister in a new Cabinet he will swear in on Sunday to replace the one Congress ousted, two government sources said Friday.

13 Aug 2017

Latin America rejects Trump's military threat against Venezuela

CARACAS/LIMA After months of attacking Venezuela's unpopular President Nicolas Maduro, Latin America came out strongly against U.S. threats of military action against the crisis-hit nation. | Video

12 Aug 2017

Peru condemns Venezuela force threat, preparing regional statement

LIMA Peru condemns the threatened use of force in Venezuela and is negotiating a written response with other nations in the region, Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna said in a statement sent exclusively to Reuters on Saturday.

12 Aug 2017

Peru condemns Venezuela force threat, preparing regional statement

LIMA Peru condemns the threatened use of force in Venezuela and is negotiating a written response with other nations in the region, Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna said in a statement sent exclusively to Reuters on Saturday.

12 Aug 2017

Peru condemns Venezuela force threat, preparing regional statement

LIMA Peru condemns the threatened use of force in Venezuela and is negotiating a written response with other nations in the region, Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna said in a statement sent exclusively to Reuters on Saturday.

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