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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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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

09 Nov 2017

New U.S. government rules restrict travel and trade with Cuba

WASHINGTON/HAVANA The U.S. government made it tougher on Wednesday for Americans to visit Cuba and do business in the country, making good on a pledge by President Donald Trump to roll back his Democratic predecessor's move toward warmer ties with Havana.

09 Nov 2017

Cuban opposition falls at first hurdle as Castro handover looms

HAVANA Cuban opposition leaders said they failed to get anyone nominated as a candidate for municipal elections, falling at the first hurdle as the Communist-run island embarks on a political cycle that will end 60 years of Castro brothers' rule.

30 Oct 2017

Cubans get best look yet at World Series – a day late

HAVANA Cubans are getting their best look in years at baseball's World Series, watching the games on state TV broadcasts a mere 24 hours after the actual event, despite each team featuring a star Cuban defector.

27 Oct 2017

Scrappy Cuban clothing line exemplifies ingenuity with U.S. online store opening

HAVANA Hip Cuban clothing brand Clandestina is not waiting to see how tighter U.S. restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island affect visits of Americans shoppers. Instead, the line is taking its apparel to the United States through e-commerce.

26 Oct 2017

Enthused by Wi-Fi hotspots, Cubans clamor for more Internet access

HAVANA At dusk, when the worst of the Caribbean heat has subsided, parks around Cuba fill with families video chatting with loved ones abroad or scrolling through social media, their animated faces lit by telephone and tablet screens. | Video

25 Oct 2017

Cuban investigators say U.S. sonic attack allegations 'science fiction'

HAVANA Cuban officials investigating U.S. complaints of attacks on diplomats in Havana said talk of acoustic strikes was "science fiction" and accused Washington of "slander" while it refused to cooperate fully with Cuba's enquiry.

25 Oct 2017

Cuban investigators say U.S. sonic attack allegations 'science fiction'

HAVANA Cuban officials investigating U.S. complaints of attacks that sickened American diplomats in Havana said talk of acoustic strikes was "science fiction" and accused Washington of "slander" while it refused to cooperate fully with Cuba's enquiry.

23 Oct 2017

Graffiti set design adds punch to Cuba theater festival

HAVANA A play parodying the lengths some Cubans will go to in order to earn a few tourist dollars set against the backdrop of socially critical graffiti is adding punch to Havana’s annual theater festival.

21 Oct 2017

Cuba unveils Jose Marti statue, a gift from Trump's hometown

HAVANA Cuba unveiled a replica of a New York statue of independence hero Jose Marti on Friday, putting a gift from the hometown of U.S. President Donald Trump on public display at a time of heightened U.S.-Cuba tensions.

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