Articles by Maya Shwayder

Maya covers the U.N., Europe, and the Middle East for IBTimes. She joined the company in July 2012 after having previously worked with DNAinfo.com and Gawker.

She hails from Detroit, and has spent time living in The Netherlands and Italy.

Maya holds a bachelor's from Harvard in psychology and Italian language and literature, and a master's in journalism from Columbia.

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Oil Rig

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.