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Betsie Gallardo (Pic via Jessica Bussert)

HIV-positive woman at center of Florida prison controversy dies at home

By | 02.01.11 | 10:01 am

Betsie Gallardo, the HIV-positive woman convicted of spitting at a Florida police officer who was at the center of a controversy recently over her treatment by a Florida prison, has passed away.

A concentrated oil burn near Venice, La., in May 2010 (Pic by Deepwater Horizon Response)

Comments of the Week: Oil spill claims, Gallardo, Scott, Obama and E-Verify

By | 01.07.11 | 4:00 pm

Every Friday here at The Florida Independent, we pick out the best comments we received during the previous week, whether they came from commenters here on our site, or via Facebook and Twitter. Want to be included next week? Assail us with your rapier wit!

In response to “Thousands of Floridians opting for ‘quick pay’ oil spill claims”:

Betsie Gallardo (Pic via Jessica Bussert)

Gallardo moved from secure hospital facility to hospice

By | 01.07.11 | 2:39 pm

A dying HIV-positive inmate in Florida has officially moved from a secure wing in a Miami hospital to a hospice facility. Betsie Gallardo was provided a conditional medical release in a special meeting of the Florida Parole Commission Wednesday.

Betsie Gallardo (Pic via Jessica Bussert)

Gallardo given conditional medical release

By | 01.05.11 | 11:43 am

An emergency session of the Florida Parole Commission Wednesday resulted in the conditional medical release of 27-year-old Betsie Gallardo, reports Bil Browning at Bilerico.

Betsie Gallardo (Pic via Jessica Bussert)

Update on Gallardo case: Dying Florida prisoner transferred to hospital

By | 12.30.10 | 9:06 am

Betsie Gallardo, the HIV-positive woman serving five years in a Florida prison, has been transferred from the prison infirmary to a Miami hospital, reports her mother Jessica Bussert. The transfer was made so Gallardo could begin receiving Total Parenteral Nutrition I.V. treatment.

Betsie Gallardo (Pic via Jessica Bussert)

Florida lawmakers send plea to parole board for dying HIV-positive woman

By | 12.28.10 | 9:45 am

Florida lawmakers responding to reports on The Michigan Messenger, The Florida Independent and Bilerico have intervened in the case of Betsie Gallardo.

Betsie Gallardo (Pic via Jessica Bussert)

Mother wants dying, HIV-positive daughter released from Florida prison (Updated)

By | 12.23.10 | 4:13 pm

An Indiana woman is fighting with the state of Florida to get her dying, HIV-positive daughter released from the Broward Correctional Facility, but Jessica Bussert says the state is refusing to release her 27-year-old daughter Betsie Gallardo and is also withholding intravenous nutritional support.

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