Young Guyanese scholar dies suddenly in Peru


Yogeeta Persaud

(GUYANA CHRONICLE) – Twenty-two year old Yogeeta Persaud, a former top performer at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) , collapsed and died suddenly while on medical outreach in Peru on Sunday.

Persaud , formerly of Golden Fleece village on the Essequibo Coast , is the only child of businessman Takoor Persaud. The businessman told the Guyana Chronicle that information received from Peru suggests that his daughter was shadowing a doctor on medical outreach when she collapsed and died.

In 2013 , the former Anna Regina Multilateral student was Guyana’s second top performer at the CSEC examinations and she earned herself a scholarship as a result of her performance.

She was adjudged Most Outstanding Overall CSEC candidate that year by the Caribbean…

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