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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

10 Jan 2018

U.S. probing if 'viral' attack sickened diplomats in Cuba: official

WASHINGTON/HAVANA U.S. investigators are looking at a range of theories, including the possibility of a "viral" attack, to explain what may have sickened some American diplomats who were stationed in Havana, the State Department said on Tuesday.

22 Dec 2017

Cuba delays historic handover from Castro to new president

HAVANA Communist-run Cuba extended the term of its current leadership to April on Thursday, signalling a two-month delay in the historic handover from Raul Castro to a new president, while announcing tighter regulations on the non-state sector.

19 Dec 2017

Cuba boosts trade ties with Cold War ally Russia as U.S. disengages

HAVANA Boxy Russian-built Lada automobiles still rattle around Cuba, growing more decrepit by the year, a reminder of vanished Soviet patronage for the Communist-led island.

14 Dec 2017

Cuba takes over Venezuela stake in refinery joint venture: state media

HAVANA/HOUSTON Venezuela has pulled out of a partnership with Cuba in its Cienfuegos oil refinery and the Caribbean island has taken full ownership of the plant, Cuban state media said on Thursday.

14 Dec 2017

Cuba takes over Venezuela stake in refinery joint venture

HAVANA/HOUSTON, Dec 14 Venezuela has pulled out of a partnership with Cuba in its Cienfuegos oil refinery and the Caribbean island has taken full ownership of the plant, Cuban state media said on Thursday.

29 Nov 2017

Nestle, Cuba lay first stone for $55 million coffee and biscuit factory

HAVANA Cuba and Swiss firm Nestle on Tuesday laid the first stone of a $55 million (41.2 million pounds) coffee and biscuits factory joint venture in the Mariel special development zone, the latest major foreign investment in the Communist-run island.

29 Nov 2017

Nestle, Cuba lay first stone for new $55 mln factory

HAVANA, Nov 28 Cuba and Swiss firm Nestle on Tuesday laid the first stone of a $55 million coffee and biscuits factory joint venture in the Mariel special development zone, the latest major foreign investment in the Communist-run island.

25 Nov 2017

Cuba marks anniversary of Fidel death as post-Castro era nears

HAVANA Cuba marks the first anniversary of the death of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on Saturday with a week of vigils nationwide, as the island embarks on a political cycle that will end 60 years of the Castro brothers' rule. | Video

24 Nov 2017

Castro meets North Korea minister amid hope Cuba can defuse tensions

HAVANA Cuban President Raul Castro met with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Friday amid hopes the Communist-run island might be able to convince its Asian ally to avert a showdown with the United States.

10 Nov 2017

Blooming U.S. business interest in Cuba wilts under Trump

HAVANA Packed into a remote corner of a pavilion, just 13 U.S. companies took stands at Cuba's sprawling trade fair this year, in a sign of how firms' interest in doing business on the island has dwindled in the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency. | Video

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