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.

South Korea

After Parasite: Five Korean films you should know

Parasite's multiple Oscar wins made history and headlines, but South Korean cinema has been delighting fans for decades.

After Parasite: Five Korean films you should know

Sierra Leone

Books and bills: Tackling sexual violence in Sierra Leone

A year after president declared a state of emergency, the fight against sexual and gender-based violence remains tough.

Books and bills: Tackling sexual violence in Sierra Leone

Pope Francis

Pope Francis, everyman pontiff: Profile

Pope Francis has worked to make the Roman Catholic Church more relevant for its 1.2 billion devotees around the world.

Pope Francis, everyman pontiff: Profile

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

Censorship

Obscene, unpatriotic, blasphemous: Banned books through time

As Banned Books Week highlights censorship in literature, Al Jazeera lists some famous works that courted controversy.

Obscene, unpatriotic, blasphemous: Banned books through time

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