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Washington Post: Former U.N. ambassador Bill Richardson nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for work on North Korea

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

By Anne Gearan January 30 Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson was nominated last month by members of Congress. His nomination, which has not been previously reported, is for decades of work on behalf of hostages and prisoners held in several nations. The Norwegian Nobel Committee was asked to consider case histories including the late OttoRead the full article »

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What will happen after Castro’s death?

Monday, November 28, 2016

Former Ambassador to the U.N. and former Governor of New Mexico, Bill Richardson, discusses Fidel Castro’s legacy and analyzes whether his successor and brother Raul Castro will be more liberal. Watch the interview on MSNBC »

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Opening Doors in Cuba

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The American Council for Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) and the Richardson Center teamed up to co-host an exchange to Cuba for a bi-partisan delegation. The Young Leaders Exchange provided an opportunity for rising political stars to experience a global dialogue. Members of the delegation share their experience of “stepping back in time” to the streets of Havana.Read the full article »

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Cuba will fail at tourism, but it can win at creative technology

Friday, May 27, 2016

Marcelino J. Alvarez’s piece about his recent trip to Cuba with the Richardson Center- an insight into art and technology and where the U.S. should be focusing its business efforts. Read the full article »

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Color through Greys: The Design of Culture in Cuba

David Ewald’s piece about his recent trip to Cuba with the Richardson Center- An insight into how innovative design permeates the realms of Cuban culture and how it is shifting with new laws and a changing government. Read the full article »

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Cuba: The Back to the Future Theme Park

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Blair Milo, Mayor of La Porte, Indiana “The Hub of Awesome” While Back to the Future II may not have correctly predicted a Chicago Cubs World Series win in 2015 (next year!), it was accurate in showing that time travel does exist.  If you don’t believe me, all you have to do is visit Cuba.  YouRead the full article »

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Emerging Innovation: How Cuba’s Creative Voices are Conquering Constraints

Monday, November 16, 2015

Next time you start complaining about an app update taking ‘forever’ to download, consider this: in Cuba, smartphone users who want to update their Conoce Cuba app?—?an entertainment guide featuring restaurant reviews, nightlife listings and more?—?need to take their jailbroken device to a neighborhood phone shop and manually update the app in person. Call itRead the full article »

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Cuban Exchange Project, “L.A. / HAVANA”

Monday, November 2, 2015

The Artist Exchange delegation supported by The Richardson Center Margaret Alarcon discusses her time at the Cuba Printmaking Exchange. “So I spent a week in Cuba with 4 other artists: Delilah Montoya, Miyo Stevens, Dalila Paola Mendez, & Rogelio Gutierrez and I am still just processing the whirlwind of adventures…. Cause let me tell you, with our bootsRead the full article »

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Self Help Graphics & Art Selects Five Los Angeles Printmaking Ambassadors For An International Printmaking Exchange With Cuba

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES, CA — Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG), in partnership with the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) and the Richardson Center for Global Engagement, will send a team of five LA artists, this October, to the Taller Experimental de Gráfica (Cuba) for the first printmaking exchange of its kind. The Richardson Center,Read the full article »

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Bill Richardson: ‘I’m concerned about North Korea’

Friday, August 21, 2015

Former U.S. Ambassador Bill Richardson says he’s very concerned about North Korea’s war ultimatum because of Kim Jong Un’s inexperience and volatility. Watch the video on