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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SAO PAULO, July 23 An 11-day truckers' strike that paralyzed Brazil's economy in May has investors in sectors from meatpacking to malls bracing for the final bill as companies such as BRF SA and JBS SA prepare to report quarterly earnings.
SAO PAULO Grain trader Lotus Grains & Oilseeds wants to sell a minority stake to a strategic partner, a company executive said on Friday, as the Brazilian firm ramps up operations in one of the world's largest commodities producing nations.
SAO PAULO Monsanto Co is considering appealing a Brazilian court ruling obliging it to deposit in an escrow account the royalties related to its Intacta RR2 Pro soy seed biotechnology, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
SAO PAULO A Brazilian judge has ordered local units of Monsanto Co to put royalties related to a GMO soy seed technology in an escrow account, in a decision likely to hinder the U.S. seed company's ability to collect royalties from the business.
SAO PAULO Bayer AG's crop science unit will lead revenue gains in Brazil this year and next as the South American country becomes the company's main driver of growth and its second biggest market, the global head of the crop science division said on Tuesday.
SAO PAULO Brazilian food company BRF SA aims to raise about 500 million reais ($130 million) from non-core asset sales to cut debt amid rising feed costs and new barriers to the European Union, management said on Friday.
SAO PAULO, June 22 Grain handlers have stopped buying Brazilian corn and soy from local farmers for more than three weeks as concerns over rising freight costs have frozen the market for two of the country's main commodities, traders told Reuters on Friday.
SAO PAULO Brazilian commodities exporters were scrambling to resume operations after striking truckers protesting high fuel prices slowly returned to work in Latin America's largest economy.
SAO PAULO Striking truckers in Brazil have disrupted supplies and exports from one of the world's agricultural powerhouses, triggering the premature slaughter of millions of chickens as feed failed to reach farmers.
SAO PAULO Brazilian food companies will be reeling for months from the after-effects of a truckers' protest that has blocked the country's main roadways this week, industry sources said on Friday.