A Middle Eastern Tale

Total Miles Traveled: 10,233 When we last spoke, I had landed in Dubai, UAE and was heading to Oman just about an hour away by air. Oman is situated in the Middle East sharing borders with the United Arab Emirates (UAE). I did not fly as much as normal this month as I stayed put […]

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USA vs Mexico Pre-World Cup Match

With the most entertaining and watched sporting event in the world right around the corner, there couldn’t possibly be a better warm up match for us to enjoy than the one tonight between the United States and México. With many players trying to make their statement on why they should be part of the United […]

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ACE Awards Finalists

Last week, the current Chargé d’Affaires ad interim at the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala, Bruce Williamson gave our Founder, José Alejandro a recognition for VOS’® sincere contributions towards the sustainable development in Guatemala. VOS® was one of twelve world finalists for the “Award for Corporate Excellence” (ACE) that was chosen by the Secretary of State, John Kerry.

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SXSW 2014 Trade Show

Trade Shows are always enjoyable to attend and even more so when they take place during the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) events in Austin, Texas. Some of our team recently had the opportunity to attend the 2014 SXSW Trade Show which is considered to be the heart of the converging industries experienced at SXSW.

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SXSW 2014 Social Good Hub

The first ever Social Good Hub was recently organized at the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) event in Austin, Texas where a broad array of individuals and organizations from around the globe came together for one common denominator – doing good. The event was presented by the United Nations Foundation and due to our affinity […]

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SXSW 2014 Social Innovators Summit

This year during South By South West (SXSW) Interactive, there was the first ever Social Innovators Summit (An Official SXSW Event) held in downtown at the Austin City Hall. The purpose of the event was to bring together top entrepreneurs, leaders, innovators and activists that live and breath by the “Lean Impact” and “Social Good” […]

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The Guatemalan Librarian

The small Guatemalan village of San Juan La Laguna is only accessible by one lone road or by boat. While townspeople began using social media on feature phones a few years ago, there are only a few Internet cafes in town, and they charge, so the village’s sole library is the only place to log […]

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When Celebrating One New Year Day Is Just Not Enough

Total Miles Traveled: 49,418 I started the new year in Hong Kong with a ton of other people on Nathan Road. While it was a good time, no one said Happy New Year to each other. Instead, they just oohed and aahed when the fireworks exploded. Quite different from other New Year’s celebrations, but still […]

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Venezuela Uproar 2014

Political turmoil in many Latin American countries has been and will continue to be part of the inhabitants everyday lives; whichever country you may want to look at under the microscope. One of the latest societal uproars is taking place in the South American country of Venezuela as we at VOS® extend our sincere hope […]

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San Antonio Scorpions

The San Antonio Scorpions professional soccer team has started their preseason training in full force as the team begins to prepare for the 2014 season. We at VOS® are passionate followers of the beautiful game and we are very excited to see how the team will be built and prepared for competition this year.

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