So far, she has shown only what doctors call “primitive responses” to stimuli, (her husband) said, and her condition may not improve markedly. “It may not be much more than what we’re looking at.”
“Prognosis Is Not Good”
Once again, our sympathies to the family and friends of the two women tourists who were savagely attacked on Barbados Long Beach during daylight hours on February 28, 2009. BFP readers are encouraged to offer their words to the victims and their families by commenting on our original article Canadian Women Attacked On Barbados Beach – Shocked Barbadians Offer Regrets, Sympathy and Best Wishes To Victims, Families and Friends.
Sadly, Mrs. Schwarzfeld’s condition is worsening and her husband has stated to the Canadian newspapers that he fears the worst.
“…the (Canadian) Department of Foreign Affairs added to its travel report: “Visitors are cautioned to avoid unattended or isolated areas, including beaches, at any time. Travellers should be particularly vigilant when visiting Long Beach, where incidents have been reported.”
Canadian Government Issues Travel Warning For Barbados
The Canadian government has upgraded its warning on travel to Barbados as the Canadian authorities have become aware that other “incidents” have occurred at Long Beach. The Barbados government has been strangely silent on this “incident” and seems to think that if they ignore the issues being raised in the Canadian news media, it will all go away.
A damned shame that David Thompson and his people learned nothing from the Aruba Government’s totally inadequate and evasive handling of the Natalee Holloway disappearance.
Vancouver Sun, March 7, 2009 – Ottawa Woman Attacked in Barbados Changed Forever: Husband
Ottawa Citizen, March 7, 2009 – Barbados Victim’s Condition Worsens, Officials update travel warnings
Barbados Free Press, February 16, 2007 – Say “Aruba” – Think “Natalee Holloway”