"Nelson Mandela’s death leaves a huge void in the world. The world’s greatest statesman is gone.
I will never forget his grace, his kindness, his friendship and his diplomatic skills as he helped me navigate the Congolese civil war in the late 90s. Rest in peace, Mandiba."
Gov's Statement in the Media:
Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson vowed Saturday to fight a federal ruling that will allow U.S. horse slaughterhouses to operate for the first time since 2007.
(in response to President Obama's Climate Change Plan announcement)
“The unlimited amount of carbon pollution power plants have pumped into the air is endangering the public's health, warming the planet and increasing the frequency and severity of extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy.
Read the full text version of Governor Richardson's speech as delivered in Miami, Florida on Friday, August 9, 2013
Today, the Richardson Center for Global Engagement launhed its Non-Profit Facebook Page