The Gleaner, North American July 07 - Aug 06, 2022

THE MONTHLY GLEANER | JULY 7 - AUGUST 6, 2022 | | NEWS 3 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA IN THE CIVIL DIVISION CLAIM NO. 2018 HCV 03811 BETWEEN AND AND DESMOND WILLIAM McKENZIE DAISY ELIZABETH RAYMOND LACY-ANN SHERENE RAYMOND CLAIMANT FIRST RESPONDENT SECOND RESPONDENT TAKE NOTICE THAT the Fixed Date Claim Form filed herein on October 2, 2018 is part heard to the 21st of September 2022 at 9:30 a.m. for half an hour (30 minutes). DATED THE 23RD DAY OF JUNE 2022 NOTICE OF ADJOURNED HEARING Filed by TEMPLE LAW, Attorneys-at-Law, of 66-68 Barry Street, Kingston for and on behalf of the Claimant herein whose address for service is that of his said attorney. Tel: (876) 535-8162; (876) 633-6531. Email: JAMAICAN DR Sandra Lindsay is among 17 Americans awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Joe Biden. Lindsay is a critical care nurse in New York who served on the frontline of the emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. She was the first American to receive a COVID-19 vaccine outside of clinical trials, and is a prominent advocate for vaccines andmental healthcare for healthcare workers. For her professionalism, dedication and bravery amid the global pandemic, she has been honoured with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honour. It is presented to individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the prosperity, values, or security of the United States, world peace, or other significant societal, public or private, endeavours. The awards were conferred on the recipients at theWhite House on July 7. Inmaking the announcement, Biden said: “These 17 Americans demonstrate the power of possibilities and embody the soul of the nation – hard work, perseverance, and faith. “They have overcome significant obstacles to achieve impressive accomplishments in the arts and sciences, dedicated their lives to advocating for the most vulnerable among us, and acted with bravery to drive change in their communities – and across the world – while blazing trails for generations to come,”the president continued. In reaction to the announcement from the White House, Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks, who was invited to the ceremony, congratulated Lindsay on behalf of the Jamaican Government and people of Jamaica, emphasising that she continues to make Jamaica proud as a member of the diaspora. Marks noted that the Presidential Medal of Freedom is a most prestigious award, and Lindsay’s selection as a recipient is an indication of her outstanding contribution to her adopted homeland, and the critical role she played in motivating Americans to take the COVID-19 vaccine in the battle against the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Among the other recipients are Simone Biles, the most decorated American gymnast in history; former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the youngest woman ever elected to the Arizona State Senate, serving first in the Arizona legislature and a survivor of gun violence, who co-founded Giffords, a non-profit organisation dedicated to gun violence prevention; Fred Gray, one of the first black members of the Alabama state legislature since Reconstruction, who represented Rosa Parks with the NAACP and who Martin Luther King called “the chief counsel for the protest movement”; Steve Jobs (posthumously), the co-founder, chief executive officer and chair of Apple, Inc, CEO of Pixar and a former lead investor at the Walt Disney Company; John McCain (posthumously), who served the people of Arizona for decades in the US House of Representatives and US Senate, and the Republican presidential nominee in 2008; and Denzel Washington, actor, director, and producer who has won two Academy Awards, a Tony Award, two Golden Globes, and the 2016 Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award. LINDSAY Lindsay (left), a nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, is inoculated with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine by Dr. Michelle Chester, in the Queens borough of New York, Dec. 14, 2020. FILE J’ca-born Nurse Sandra Lindsay awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom