Articles by Alicia Perez

Alicia Perez is a Jeannette K. Watson fellow interning for ten weeks as a general assignment reporter at IBTimes. She is entering her junior year with honors at Marymount Manhattan College, studying International Studies and Economics with a minor in Journalism -- because sleep is overrated anyway. Previously as a J.K. Watson fellow, Alicia interned in the Operations Department at Donorschoose.org and the Gotham Gazette covering New York City politics. 

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China Tariffs Hurt US Crude Oil Price

In retaliation to the $50 billion worth of tariffs announced by the United States, China said it would impose 25 percent import duty on U.S. petroleum goods, sending the WTI crude price crashing.