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JA News: Parliament opens Thursday … ZIKV sexual transmission [Video]

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MARCH 8, 2016: The Parliament is to open on Thursday, two weeks after the JLP secured a 32-31 seat win in the general election … The newly appointed health minister Dr Chris Tufton has listed the viruses which are threatening Jamaica as his top priority … The Electoral Commission of Jamaica is moving to implement programmes to address the high incidence of voters staying away from the polls … The World Health Organization says reports from several countries suggest that sexual transmission of the zika virus is more common than previously thought … IN SPORTS: Portmore United defeated Cavalier FC 1-3 in their Red Stripe Premier League match on Monday