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.

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

Venezuela

Venezuela Congress leader challenges Maduro's right to presidency

Leader of the opposition-controlled parliament says he's ready to assume presidency until new elections are held.

Venezuela Congress leader challenges Maduro's right to presidency

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

Human Rights

Amnesty chief Q&A: Women's resilience is what world needs today

As the UN Declaration of Human Rights turns 70, Kumi Naidoo discusses the state of women's rights.

Amnesty chief Q&A: Women's resilience is what world needs today

Cuba

A new dawn for Cuba? The draft constitution explained

Same-sex marriage, private ownership and presidential term limits are all under consideration on the Caribbean island.

A new dawn for Cuba? The draft constitution explained

Denmark

Danske Bank money laundering: Europe's 'biggest scandal'

Danske Bank is accused of funnelling $230bn in illicit funds through its Estonian branch. Here's what you need to know.

Danske Bank money laundering: Europe's 'biggest scandal'