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

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Neruda, on the other hand, used political positions as another aspect of his role--during his life he held a number of political positions including a number of honorary consulships that took him to a range of destinations around the globe.
17) In a series of honorary consulships, Neruda travelled to Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Java, Singapore, Buenos Aires, Barcelona and Madrid between 1927 and 1935.
1) "The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things--bread and circuses," complained the first-century Roman writer Juvenal.
The Roman satirist Juvenal, writing in the first century AD, lamented that "the people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now meddles no more and longs eagerly for just two things --bread and circuses.
He seemed not to know that the office he holds is as powerless as it is expensive to gain, rather like elections to the Roman consulships, which were retained to the end of the empire while Caesars did the ruling.