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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

14 Mar 2018

Tijuana residents laugh at border wall prototypes, call Trump 'loco'

TIJUANA, Mexico Mexican residents of a poor Tijuana slum in the shadow of eight prototypes of U.S. President Donald Trump's planned border wall called the project a waste of money and laughed at the idea the monolithic slabs will stop desperate immigrants.

24 Feb 2018

Over 100 Central American migrants rescued from truck in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY More than 100 Central American migrants, including dozens of minors, were rescued from a truck found abandoned in a violent region of northern Mexico near the U.S. border, authorities said on Friday.

20 Feb 2018

Mexico probes police in disappearance of three Italians

MEXICO CITY Mexican authorities said on Monday they are investigating whether police in the western state of Jalisco participated in the disappearance of three Italian citizens there.

17 Feb 2018

Big Mexico quake cuts power and damages homes; two dead in crash

MEXICO CITY A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and south but the only reported deaths came when a military helicopter crashed after surveying the aftermath.

10 Feb 2018

End of NAFTA wouldn't be 'end of world' - Mexican leftist's top diplomat

MEXICO CITY The collapse of NAFTA would not be a disaster for Mexico, the top foreign policy advisor to leftist presidential election frontrunner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said, adding that Mexico should depend less on the United States and not interfere with regional neighbours.

31 Jan 2018

Soaring agave prices give Mexican tequila makers a headache

AMATITAN, Mexico In the heartland of the tequila industry, in Mexico's western state of Jalisco, a worsening shortage of agave caused by mounting demand for the liquor from New York to Tokyo has many producers worried. | Video

19 Jan 2018

Quake hits Gulf of California, Mexico says no damage reported

MEXICO CITY A powerful earthquake that struck in the Gulf of California shook buildings and sent people running outdoors across parts of northern Mexico on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

19 Jan 2018

Far from home, Mexican migrants eager to influence presidential race

MEXICO CITY Tijuana native Alma Martinez will cast her first-ever vote for a Mexican president this July, but from across the country's northern border, where she is among hundreds of thousands of co-nationals whose participation could be decisive in a close race. | Video

05 Jan 2018

Mexico presidential favorite puts himself at heart of security plan

MEXICO CITY The left-wing frontrunner to win this year's Mexican presidential election said on Thursday that he would personally take a central role in restoring order after years of violence that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.

23 Dec 2017

Mexico prison population drops as police, prosecutors bungle cases

MEXICO CITY Mexico's prison population has fallen by a fifth from the peak in 2014 as fewer people are locked up under a new criminal justice system, with experts saying that cases are falling apart under a higher bar for police conduct and standards of evidence. | Video


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