Thanksgiving Holiday In The United States

Each year on the fourth Thursday of November, the VOS® team always takes time to observe the many things that we are thankful for and we celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday that is observed across the United States and Puerto Rico. Although special thanksgiving ceremonies are common in many countries as a way to give thanks […]

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Gaby Moreno Receives a Latin Grammy Award in 2013

The 14th Annual Latin Grammy Awards recently took place in Las Vegas, Nevada and during the occasion, the most talented Latin artists come together from across the globe to recognize the accomplishments of their colleagues spanning various musical genres. We at VOS® enjoy recognizing the accomplishments of fellow Guatemalans therefore we’d like to highlight that […]

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The "Carrera de Charolas" in Antigua, Guatemala

For the seventh consecutive year, the Tray Race was recently held in Antigua, Guatemala which is an occasion in which the service industry brings their best wait staff to the table to race against each other in the streets of the city. We at VOS® are big on recognizing everyone’s contributions to society and we […]

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La Idea Series NYC: Guatemalan Diaspora (3 of 3)

It is one thing to be inspired to become an International Social Entrepreneur because you just traveled to a certain region of the world and saw something that inspired you while visiting, and it’s a completely different thing to actually have various nationalities your entire life that ties you to various countries where you can […]

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La Idea Series NYC: Guatemalan Diaspora (2 of 3)

Everyone’s life long experiences make them who they are and the same definitely holds true growing up within the Guatemalan diaspora community. One must always appreciate what they are given and we couldn’t be more thankful to have had the lifelong experiences of growing up between two worlds; Guatemala – United States.

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La Idea Series NYC: Guatemalan Diaspora (1 of 3)

We’re firm believers that you can’t front when it comes to forming part of a diaspora community, especially when it’s between the United States and Latin America – more specifically Guatemala. By definition, a diaspora is a scattered population with a common origin in a smaller geographic area and the word can also refer to […]

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The Empowerment Plan Definitely Empowers

In company of the Texas Lutheran University (TLU) community, we at VOS® recently had the honor to attend the 2013 Krost Symposium which is a yearly event that started in 1981 which highlights a particular topic and attracts guest speakers to the university with a wide range of view points and experiences. The symposium this year shed […]

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20,757 Miles Later, I'm in London, England

I hope you had as good of a month wearing your VOS Flips as I did. October came quickly and vanished even quicker. It did not seem that I traveled as much as previous months as I only amassed 20,757 miles. I got to wear my flips around my home base quite a bit, climbing […]

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ODIM Promoting Self Empowerment in Guatemala

Due to our deep roots in Guatemala, we at VOS® recently had the honor to meet an American that has adopted Guatemala as her second home and whom is devoutly dedicated to improving lives in the country. Her name is JoAn Dwyer and she currently serves as the Executive Director at the Organization for the […]

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Global Sourcing Council 3S Awards

Every year during the 3S Awards, the Global Sourcing Council (GSC) recognizes exceptional achievements in the global sourcing marketplace, shown by individuals and organizations that exhibit a combination of positive social and economic leadership. We at VOS® had the honor to be presented with the award by the Rockefeller Foundation as we were highlighted in […]

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