Persona Non Grata


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Persona Non Grata

A diplomat rejected as a representative by the country to which the diplomat is sent. The term is Latin for "unacceptable person."
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Under Article 9 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, a receiving state may "at any time and without having to explain its decision, notify the sending State that the head of the mission or any member of the diplomatic staff of the mission is persona non grata or that any other member of the staff of the mission is not acceptable".
My friend Javier Pradera from Madrid, who has always been a man of the left, was asked a few years ago about his opinion of Persona non grata and he answered with the following question: "Are you asking me for my first or second reading?
He was recently banned from Thistledown in Ohio after losing for the 97th time in as many starts, having already become persona non grata at the now-defunct Garden State Park in New Jersey and Finger Lakes in upstate New York.
After the arrests, sources say, the Germans confronted the Saudis and declared Fakihi persona non grata.
At times he was persona non grata to the authorities in a number of countries; it did not help that he was more often than not right.
intervention in Bosnia as vital to our strategic interest, he is persona non grata to humanitarians horrified by his dark view of the world.
The police in Berne have come down hard on what local officials describe as individuals designated as persona non grata who linger around the Holy Ghost church in the city centre.
Admittedly, controls are the persona non grata of international financial policy.
489), a despedida to his friend Pablo Neruda; Persona non grata, perhaps still his best-known work, about his short-lived stint as Allende's ambassador to Cuba; and various novels, including El origen del mundo.
By 28 years of age, I knew, in the biblical sense of knowing, that my body was persona non grata in the sacred context.
Bale is becoming persona non grata at Real Madrid and that insults him - he thinks persona non grata is someone who doesn't leave a tip.
The diplomat was notified that he was persona non grata, within the framework of the reciprocity principle, the APS added.