Aline Piva, Senior Analyst
Aline Piva was COHA’s Assistant Deputy Director for the tenure of 2017-2018. She was the founder of COHA’s Brazil Research Unit and directed it from 2016 to 2018. Piva earned her bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the State University of Londrina in Brazil, where she earned a postgraduate degree in International Law. She also has a postgraduate degree in International Affairs from the University of Brasilia. She has worked in areas of media analysis and political campaigns for Entrelinhas, a Brazilian-based international communications agency.
Piva’s areas of research interest include: U.S.-Cuba Relations in the 20th Century, U.S. Foreign Policy and Imperialism, Haitian elections in the 21st Century, Popular Movements in Latin America and the history of Democracy in Brazil. Piva also cooperates with the communications network of progressive social movements in Latin America and the Caribbean. She is a collaborator of Brazilian political blog Nocaute, a project led by Brazilian writer Fernando Morais.
William Camacaro, Senior Analyst
Originally from Venezuela, William studied at Queens College where he obtained two masters degrees, one in Fine Arts and another one in Latin-American Literature. He is the co-founder and coordinator of the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York and is an artist, radio host at pacifica network WBAI New York, and activist in New York City. Camacaro has published political analysis on Venezuela and Food Sovereignty.