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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 »

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Young Israel Thanks Governor Bill Richardson for His Efforts to Free Alan and Yanky Ostreicher

Friday, December 14, 2012

The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) publically thanked Governor Bill Richardson for his extraordinary efforts to secure the release of Alan Gross, who is being imprisoned in Cuba, and Yanky Ostreicher, who is being jailed in Bolivia. Richardson, who recently reaffirmed his commitment to help win the release of both Gross and Ostreicher, hasRead the full article »