Aline Piva (@alinecpiva)

Aline Piva is a Brazilian political analyst based in Washington, D.C. She is Assistant Deputy Director and Coordinator of the Brazil Research Unit at the Council of Hemispheric Affairs, a D.C.-based think tank on Latin American affairs. She is also a collaborator of the political blog Nocaute, a project led by Brazilian writer Fernando Morais.


Criminalizing Politics in Brazil: The Judiciary vs. Lula da Silva

The jailing of President Lula marks another stage in the deterioration of Brazil’s democracy: the consolidation of a state of exception and the failure of the rule of law in Brazil.

A Trial for Lula and Brazilian Democracy: What's Next for Brazil

Brazil has just taken another step toward the dismantling of its democracy.

Criminalizing Politics in Brazil: The Judiciary vs. Lula da Silva

The jailing of President Lula marks another stage in the deterioration of Brazil’s democracy: the consolidation of a state of exception and the failure of the rule of law in Brazil.

A Trial for Lula and Brazilian Democracy: What's Next for Brazil

Brazil has just taken another step toward the dismantling of its democracy.