Charlotte Mitchell

Charlotte Mitchell

Charlotte Mitchell is a reporter with Al Jazeera Digital, based in Doha, Qatar. She writes about Latin America, particularly the Southern Cone and Cuba, and has a deep interest in arts and culture.

Corruption

Latin America in 2020: Stories to watch

As elections loom and protests rattle the region, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2020: Stories to watch

United States

US-Cuba tensions on the rise five years after historic thaw

A hostile Trump administration and crises in Venezuela have left the landmark Obama-era detente hanging in the balance.

US-Cuba tensions on the rise five years after historic thaw

Human Rights

Freed Ukrainian filmmaker receives human rights award

Oleg Sentsov's case has drawn international attention to plight of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia.

Freed Ukrainian filmmaker receives human rights award

Latin America

Bolivia: The end of Evo Morales?

The Bolivian president has led the country for 13 years but his bid for a fourth term is testing his popularity.

Bolivia: The end of Evo Morales?

Arts & Culture

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel literature prizes

The Swedish Academy names two winners after a scandal forced the 2018 prize to be postponed.

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel literature prizes

Internet

Internet blackouts: The rise of government-imposed shutdowns

Sudan's internet blackout has gained global attention, but it is not unique. Shutdowns are on the rise around the world.

Internet blackouts: The rise of government-imposed shutdowns

Sudan

#IAmTheSudanRevolution: Support for Sudan amid internet blackout

Sudanese abroad are using social media to raise awareness about a violent crackdown on protesters by Sudan's military.

#IAmTheSudanRevolution: Support for Sudan amid internet blackout

Venezuela

'One choice': The strain of shipping to Venezuela

Venezuelans abroad face high prices and uncertainty when sending food, clothes and other essentials home to loved ones.

'One choice': The strain of shipping to Venezuela

LGBT

GLAAD: LGBTQ representation in film is up, but not for all

Organisation says while LGBTQ representation was up for major films last year, none included transgender characters.

GLAAD: LGBTQ representation in film is up, but not for all

Business & Economy

Fortune 500: More female CEOs than ever, but a long way to go

Women head up just 33 of the United States's 500 highest-earning companies in 2019, as #MeToo and boards boost numbers.

Fortune 500: More female CEOs than ever, but a long way to go

Italy

Italy joins China's Belt and Road Initiative

Italy is the first G7 country to sign up to the scheme, in a move that has caused upset in Washington and Brussels.

Italy joins China's Belt and Road Initiative

Arts & Culture

Japan's Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker Architecture Prize

Arata Isozaki is recognised for his innovation and versatility as well as the international influence of his work.

Japan's Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker Architecture Prize