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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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21 Nov 2017

Mexico's presidential front-runner vows stable economy; aide urges NAFTA delay

MEXICO CITY Mexico's leftist presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed on Monday to boost infrastructure spending but guard economic stability, while his team reiterated that ongoing NAFTA talks should be put off until after next year's election.

16 Sep 2017

Mexico-U.S. trade would survive any NAFTA rupture: Mexico foreign minister

MEXICO CITY Trade between the United States and Mexico would not end if the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was terminated, Mexico's foreign minister said on Friday, after a new U.S. plan emerged to build a five-year sunset provision into the treaty.

04 Sep 2017

Mexico presidential hopeful rejects comparisons to Venezuela

MEXICO CITY The current front-runner for Mexico's 2018 presidential election on Sunday rejected comparisons of his leftist party to Venezuela's socialist government, saying his movement was a Mexican-made revolution against rampant corruption.

03 Sep 2017

NAFTA negotiators seek to enshrine Mexico's energy reforms

MEXICO CITY U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are zeroing in on ways to enshrine Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's sweeping energy reforms into a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico's chief negotiator said on Saturday.

03 Sep 2017

Mexico president vows to defend NAFTA, nation's 'dignity'

MEXICO CITY, Sept 2 Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Saturday defended free trade and young migrants in the United States, saying his government would not accept insults against "national dignity" from the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump.

09 Aug 2017

Mexico-U.S. free movement key to closing wage gap, minister says

MEXICO CITY Mexico will not close its wage gap with the United States without free movement of workers, Mexico's economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo said in an interview days before the start of a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

09 Aug 2017

Mexico's Guajardo sees 60 percent chance of ending NAFTA talks this year

MEXICO CITY Mexico's economy minister sees a 60 percent probability that talks starting next week to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement will be wrapped up by a soft deadline for the end of the year, he said in an interview on Tuesday.

14 Jul 2017

Exclusive: High rates help Mexico weather NAFTA talks, premature to talk of cuts - Carstens

MEXICO CITY Mexico's central bank could pause monetary policy tightening for some time, its governor said on Thursday, but he defended high interest rates at a time of political volatility and knocked down speculation there will be rate cuts before mid-2018.

14 Jul 2017

Mexico's departing Carstens proud of central bank's increased independence

MEXICO CITY Never mind inflation at more than an eight-year high. Banco de Mexico Governor Agustin Carstens is proud of his accomplishments at the helm of the central bank as he prepares to step down.

14 Jul 2017

Mexico's departing Carstens proud of central bank's increased independence

MEXICO CITY, July 13 Never mind inflation at more than an eight-year high. Banco de Mexico Governor Agustin Carstens is proud of his accomplishments at the helm of the central bank as he prepares to step down.

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