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Bill Richardson: President made the correct decision on Cuba

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson on the shift in U.S. policy on Cuba and the Sony hacking. Watch the video on

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Governor Bill Richardson’s Statement on the Release of Alan Gross

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

MADRID, Spain – The release of Alan Gross from a Cuban prison is indeed welcome news especially for his wife Judy whom I know and has suffered enough.  I fully support the exchange of Gross for the three Cuban political prisoners.  It is a good and proportional deal.  Several years ago I traveled to CubaRead the full article »

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Mexico followed legal process in Tahmooressi case

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

As I reflect on the successful effort to bring former U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi home after 214 days in prison in Mexico, I am pleased that despite the differing border security concerns that loom high in public perception and national policy in both countries, we were able to find the common ground thatRead the full article »

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Bill Richardson breaks down Sgt. Tahmooressi’s release

Monday, November 3, 2014

Bill Richardson breaks down what it took to free Sargeant Tahmooressi’s from Mexican prison. View the video on Fox News »

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How Bill Richardson negotiated release of jailed Marine

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Sargeant Andrew Tahmooressi Returns to U.S. Soil. View the coverage of his return at »

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U.S. Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi is Freed from Mexican Prison

Friday, October 31, 2014

SAN DIEGO, CA – Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson is honored to assist in today’s release of Andrew Tahmooressi, the U.S. Marine veteran that was held in a Mexican prison since April. Richardson has been in the San Diego/Tijuana area this week advocating for Andrew’s release and will escort Andrew and his mother backRead the full article »

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Liberan a Andrew Tahmooressi Para Recibir Tratamiento

Thursday, October 30, 2014

SAN DIEGO, CA – El Ex Gobernador de Nuevo México, Bill Richardson, tuvo el honor de haber participado en la liberación de Andrew Tahmooressi, el Marino estadounidense que se encontraba encarcelado desde el mes de abril. Richardson ha estado en el área de Tijuana/San Diego esta semana gestionando la salida de Andrew y acompañará aRead the full article »

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Richardson: N. Korea seeks talks through U.S. prisoners

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

North Korea allowed three detained Americans to speak briefly with Western reporters Monday, and the prisoners all asked for the United States to have a high-ranking official negotiate directly for their release. By allowing the interviews, North Korea is signaling it may be prepared to make a deal for the prisoners’ release but first wantsRead the full article »

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Ostreicher’s Return Fostered by Mix of Pressure and Diplomacy, Says Former Governor

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 – Bill Richardson, who served as the governor of New Mexico and the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, said a mixture of public pressure and private diplomacy fostered Monday’s return of Jewish contractor Jacob Ostreicher to American soil after he was held captive for more than two years in Bolivia. “What needs toRead the full article »

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4 Secrets for Winning the Toughest Negotiations

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson has quite the reputation for brokering deals with thugs. Here’s how he does it. “Let’s send Richardson,” President Bill Clinton once said, according to Bill Richardson, a former Clinton cabinet member. “Bad people like him.” Richardson, who is also the former governor of New Mexico andRead the full article »