consul consul  /ˈkɑn səl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country

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News

  1. Whistleblower accuses consul general of trysts with subordinates and hookers

    In the latest black eye for the scandal-ridden State Department, a whistleblower claims she was run out of the foreign service after complaining about a consul general’s alleged office trysts with subordinates and hookers. Kerry Howard says she was bullied, harassed and forced to resign after she exposed US...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Dinner Party

    Israeli Consul Gen. David Siegal and his wife Myra) were honored at a dinner in the Beverly Hills’ home of May and Richard Ziman (couple in foreground). Standing (from left): Brian and Maxine Weinstock; Lloyd & Phyllis Berkett; Arnon and Camille Adar; David and Myra Siegal; and Jeannine Sefton and Herb Nadel.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Beverly Hills Courier

  3. New Mexican Consul Looking Forward To U.s. Immigration Decision

    The new Mexican consul for Las Vegas said Tuesday that his office - and the Mexican government as a whole - will respect any decision that Congress makes as it pertains to immigration reform. And regardless of the outcome, he said, he is looking forward
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

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  1. "President Bush thanked our ambassador and our consul general for all the work they've done to help Americans affected by the terrorists," White House press secretary Dana Perino said.
    on Nov 28, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "A refusal by Mr. Hicks to see the consul makes it more difficult for the consul-general to ascertain the veracity of some of the claims that are being made," Howard told reporters in Sydney.
    on Jan 30, 2007 By: John Howard Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "He was extremely cooperative on the trip over (from Saipan). There were no problems," Beck said. "He had visitors from the (Japanese) consul and met with his attorneys."
    on Oct 11, 2008 By: Beck Source: FOXNews

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