SOURCE: HIV-VAC, Inc.

September 14, 2010 10:00 ET

Rafeal Rubio Joins HIV-VAC Board, Now (Grupo International Inc.), as Director

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) - Grupo International Inc. (formally HIV-VAC, Inc.) current stock symbol (PINKSHEETS: HIVV) -- President Ramon Richard announced today that Rafeal Rubio has agreed to take the position to serve on the Board as a Director for the coming year, 2011. Mr. Rubio has vast experiences as a Senior Manager and is the Co-Founder of Rubio's Restaurants. Mr. Rubio helped bring their "healthy fish taco" food concept to the United States. Rubio's has opened some 200 restaurants both private and franchise. Mr. Richard stated that "We are very glad to have someone with the proven experience that Mr. Rubio has shown in order to help direct our expansion and growth -- especially for our 'RiMart' Division. Mr. Rubio will help bring added management depth to Grupo International."

"RiMart" has opened 14 stores in the last 12 months; the Grand Opening of the latest was on Sept. 3rd and is its second store in Ensenada, Baja California. The company plans to open an additional 6 stores by the first quarter of "2011." RiMart, GR Construction, GRYLSA Block, GRYLSA Materials, and HIV-VAC are all divisions of Grupo International Inc.

Grupo International recently entered into its final binding agreement with HIV-VAC, Inc. on August 25, 2010. As part of the restructure, the Company agreed to change its direction and is in the process of changing its symbol so that it will better reflect its international standing and direction. The Company operates two divisions; HIV-VAC continues its development of vaccines while at the same time Grupo International Inc will expand the International business of "Richard y Lange." The "Richard y Lange" Division is operating under the names of "RiMart," which presently operates 14 tool retail stores throughout Baja California, "GR Construction," specializing in large industrial projects, "Block GRYLSA" which operates block manufacturing facilities, and GRYLSA's, a raw materials division that mines commercial grade sand located near the border of the State of California and Baja California. The management will continue to operate each division separately while reporting directly to the President, CEO, and the Board of Directors.

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    HIV-VAC, Inc.
    Kevin W. Murray
    CFO
    12 Harben Court
    Collingwood, Ontario, Canada L9Y 4L8
    Tel: (705) 444-6317

    Web Site: www.grupointl.com
    Investor Relations: ir@grupointl.com
    Contact Number: 702-952-3998