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.

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'

Brexit

Six months to go until Brexit: All you need to know

Will Brexit definitely happen? Is a trade deal expected? What will happen to migrants? How will the economy be affected?

Six months to go until Brexit: All you need to know

LGBT

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel backs same-sex marriage

Cubans set to vote on same-sex marriage and other issues in constitutional referendum set for February.

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel backs same-sex marriage

Chile

Is Pinochet's shadow over Chile beginning to recede?

It's been 45 years since Pinochet took power. While some view the leader positively, others search for the disappeared.

Is Pinochet's shadow over Chile beginning to recede?

Human Rights

2017 was deadliest year for environmental activism: report

At least 207 activists were killed, with Brazil, the Philippines and Colombia named as the most dangerous countries.

2017 was deadliest year for environmental activism: report