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  • Prime Minister the Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller has expressed deep sadness at the untimely passing today of 18 year old St. Jago High School student
  • He collapsed after competing in a race at the NACAC Cross Country Event in Trinidad and Tobago and died en route to the hospital.
  • The Prime Minister and the Minister without Portfolio with Responsibility for Sport, Hon. Natalie Neita Headley visited with Cavahan's mother and members of the St. Jago High School community this afternoon.

Prime Minister the Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller has expressed deep sadness at the untimely passing today of 18 year old St. Jago High School student, Cavahan McKenzie.

He collapsed after competing in a race at the NACAC Cross Country Event in Trinidad and Tobago and died en route to the hospital.

The Prime Minister and the Minister without Portfolio with Responsibility for Sport, Hon. Natalie Neita Headley visited with Cavahan’s mother and members of the St. Jago High School community this afternoon.

The Prime Minister said “Our grief is heightened because Cavahan was taken from us at such a young age and while competing on behalf of his school and country.  The Government will lend support to the family through this difficult time.”

The Prime Minister offered condolences to his family, school community and friends.