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2011-05-30 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX: FVI / Lima Stock Exchange: FVI) is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement with Crocodile Gold Corp. (TSX: CRK) granting Fortuna the exclusive right and option to acquire a 100% interest in the Mario Property of Crocodile Gold, located in the Department of Junin in central Peru. The option agreement is the first to be signed under Fortuna's project acquisition program which is focused on identifying high...

2011-05-06 15:06:00

BOWLING GREEN, Ky., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Brands, Inc. has announced that it will be integrating its sales and marketing operations with its Florida-based sister company, Altadis USA. This will allow the companies to provide their customers with greater sales coverage and more comprehensive services. The combined portfolio will incorporate cigarettes, fine cut tobacco, mass market cigars, pipe, papers and tubes. The premium cigar division of Altadis USA will remain as a...

2010-12-21 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Att: Small Business Owners and CEO's: If you run your own small business or are CEO of a private or public corporation, imagine being able to almost double your profitability within the next 6 to 12 months. Ask yourself what it could mean to your bottom line if you increased your sales by 45% to 70%...with almost no additional up front expense? Grupo Fortuna is a firm dedicated to helping select businesses create and maximize their marketing...

2010-12-02 09:05:00

FORTUNA, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoBulb®-3 cool white light bulbs are one of the most economical, A19-size, LED light bulbs available today. It achieves 74 lumens per watt while only using 7 Watts of power. More efficient than most LED bulbs, the GeoBulb®-3 is a suitable replacement for a 50 Watt standard incandescent or compact florescent type bulb. The light (520 Lumens) is focused primarily from the top of the bulb so it can be used in...

2009-06-08 07:00:00

FORTUNA, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- C. Crane, the consumer electronics company specializing in high-performance AM/FM and emergency radios, introduces their new CCRadio-2. The CCRadio-2 is the first AM/FM radio that gives anyone direct access to the 2-meter HAM radio band. During an emergency, 2-meter HAM works when other communication is out, but not everyone can access that information. With the CCRadio-2, anyone can now tune in vital updates from first-responders and local...

2009-02-04 09:00:00

FRANKFORT, Ky., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Brands, Inc. the 4th largest tobacco manufacturer in the U.S. wrote to Governor Steve Beshear a second time, after receiving no response to the first, stating its strong objection to the proposed 70 cents- per-pack increase on state excise tax for cigarettes. Commonwealth Brands, Inc. strongly urges Governor Beshear to reconsider his support for this regressive proposed tax increase, as it can be very damaging to the Kentucky economy....

2009-02-03 10:12:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Brands, Inc. the 4th largest tobacco manufacturer in the U.S. wrote to Governor Mike Beebe stating its objection to the proposed 56 cents-per-pack increase on state excise tax for cigarettes. Commonwealth Brands, Inc. strongly urges Governor Beebe to reconsider his support for this proposed regressive tax increase. Commonwealth's spokesperson pointed out in the letter that "a commitment to fund a State Trauma System or seeking to...

2008-11-06 09:00:00

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FVI)(BVL: FVI) announces that it has granted incentive stock options to its officers and employees to purchase up to 850,000 shares exercisable for ten years at a price of $0.85 per share. Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. Fortuna is a growth oriented, silver and base metal producer focused on mining opportunities in Latin America. Our primary assets are the Caylloma Silver Mine in southern Peru and the San Jose Silver-Gold Project in Mexico. The Company is...

2008-10-28 09:00:27

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FVI)(BVL: FVI) is pleased to announce high gold and silver grades in results from recent in-fill drilling on the Trinidad Zone of the San Jose silver-gold deposit located in Oaxaca, Mexico. Highlights from the 22 new holes include: SJO-137 20.90 meters averaging 7.84 g/t Au and 472 g/t Ag SJO-144 21.25 meters averaging 2.81 g/t Au and 322 g/t Ag SJO-145 15.95 meters averaging 4.09 g/t Au and 485 g/t Ag SJO-147 7.00 meters averaging 8.29 g/t Au...

2008-10-08 18:00:21

Dominic Monaghan and Freddy Rodriguez have signed on to headline Swiss writer-director Barthelemy Grossmann's futuristic horror thriller "Fortuna." Monaghan has starred in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and the TV series "Lost," while Rodriguez was a former ensemble player on "Six Feet Under" who has since been seen in the movies "Grindhouse,""Lady in the Water" and "Bottle Shock." The Hollywood Reporter said "Fortuna" is set in 2100 and focuses on an Earth where "a collapsed economy and...


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