Jamaica PM describes child abusers as ‘demons’

Simpson-Miller hugs a child during her party's annual conference on Sunday. Photo credit: Norman Grindley, Jamaica Gleaner
Simpson-Miller hugs a child during her party’s annual conference on Sunday. Photo credit: Norman Grindley, Jamaica Gleaner

Prime Minister of Jamaica, Portia Simpson-Miller, has called child abusers demons saying laws will be strengthened in that country to makes sure they receive stiff penalties.

“Stop it, demons! Stop it, demons! Stop it, demons. You are demons!” she said, at the party’s People’s National Party’s (PNP) 77th annual conference on Sunday.

She stated  she is going to make sure child abusers face the full force of the law.

“I don’t care who you are, stop it. Don’t do it. I am going to see you in prison. I am going to come to court and look in your faces,” Simpson-Miller said.

She added, “I am going to ensure the full weight of the law, protecting the Jamaican children.”

According to the Jamaica Gleaner this is not the first time Simpson-Miller has spoken against abuse of children in Jamaica. In her contribution to the 2015-2016 Budget Debate she said the island must stand against horrific violence against children.

“Our children are being raped, murdered, stabbed, scarred and shamed,” she is reported as saying.

She said research has indicated that one in every five females 15-19 years old are sexually active and has been forced to have sex.

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19 Comments

  1. October 10, 2015

    Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller is saying that child molesters are demons.

    Yet at the 77th Annual Conference of the People’s National Conference she said she opposed discrimination against homosexuals. Studies have shown that homosexuals are three times as likely to abuse children as heterosexuals.

    True, most pedophiles are heterosexuals. But this is only because there ARE more heterosexuals. No more than 5% of the population is homosexual and bi sexual combined. Yet this small minority are responsible for three times the number of child rapes.

    A homosexual pedophile will abuse more children in his lifetime than a heterosexual pedophile.

    He will abuse a particular child repeatedly again and again.

    Mental health professionals tell us homosexual pedophiles are the most difficult to treat and usually impossible to cure. This is especially true if they are involved in incest.

    Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill, Evangelist. (Pastoral Counselor Certificate)

  2. The Real Facts
    September 22, 2015

    As always, the thumbs downers do not like to know the truth. You will not prevent the truth from being told. God is in control.
    So what if you give thumbs down? It makes no difference. It has been stated and it is the truth. You thumbs downers may be the guilty ones, the demons which Portia Simpson spoke of. God knows that and much more than anyone except those who participate in abusing children.
    We must also not forget that many women and also wives are abused. They are used as servants and whatever else; not necessarily women/wives who should be respected. Therefore, women, do not allow yourselves to be abused. Stand up for your right and dignity. You will be happier for it.
    When you bring forth children, nurture them appropriately and to respect themselves. There are some parents, no matter what their lifestyle want what is best for their children. One day you will reap the benefit and primarily from our God.
    May God bless you all!

    • October 15, 2015

      Nothing brings the gays out of the woodwork like a comment on homosexuality that is Scripture based and substantiated by a few scientific facts. Make a connection between homosexuality and child molestation and you stir up a real hornet\’s nest. They come running to give thumbs down denying the facts with no facts to counter them. These people trouble me because they want to come across as educated. The way they do that is by mo

      But please know which side you are on. If you identify yourself as a \”Christian\” you cannot advocate for homosexuality because our Scriptures absolutely forbid and condemn it in Romans 1:26,27, 1 Corinthians 6:9,10, 1 Timothy 1:9,10, and Genesis 19:1-25 with Jude vs. 7. This is the position the Christian Church has taken for the past 2,000 years.

      Continued …

      • October 15, 2015

        It is best to be guided by principles even if you are wrong. This way when more complete knowledge comes one can change his or her stance without being inconsistent. This is professional growth at its best.

        In 1973 the American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality from its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) list of mental disorders. This was not the result of research. It was not because of new knowledge. It was political. The underhanded way it was pulled off was a masterpiece of deception.

        Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill. Evangelist.

  3. too late
    September 22, 2015

    corrupt politicians are also demons

    • too late
      September 22, 2015

      starting on corrupt politicians who steal the country’s money through garbage bins

  4. Concerned Citizen
    September 22, 2015

    In other countries, rapists, child abusers and pedophiles are arrested, shamed on the internet for all to see and imprisoned for 15, 20 years to life! These same people in Dominica, including high level Dominicans, literally get away with murder, they continue their daily lives and no one stops them! Wake up Government of Dominica, your children are crying out for your intercession!!

  5. mine
    September 22, 2015

    I aplaud her for standing for the children of her country but there will be some sickos out there that will kept doing it. Thumbs up to you!

  6. who vex vex
    September 22, 2015

    IN Dominica 3 in every 5 females between the ages of 15 n 19 are sexually active.
    Thats what i belive.
    Some of them start in primary school, and some are not forced.
    RESPECT YOU ALL SELVES GIRLS.

  7. DC
    September 21, 2015

    Absolutely! They are plagued by demons and that is what they are. We must protect the children from these predators. A thunderous applause to you PM Miller! Let us put these words into action, Dominica must do the same. Too many of our children are scarred. May the good Lord protect our children!

  8. The Real Facts
    September 21, 2015

    I agree that those who sexually abuse children are demons. This comes from no other than the devil who owns the bodies and souls of these abusers. They either should be castrated, imprisoned and executed for doing this to children.
    Another form of abuse some governments have overlooked is to allow gays and lesbians to adopt children.
    I think some governments, by legalizing such have turned their countries into practically a godless one. Some say they are Christians. So what type of Christians are you when you pass such a legislation which is primarily an abomination to the Lord? Do you not think that God will hold you accountable for this and for also setting a bad example for the children?
    You talk about protecting the children? You are not really protecting them when people in a same sex relationship and so-called same sex marriage are allowed “to adopt” children. It is scandalous and a shame. This is the type of world we reside in.
    Matthew 18:6-9.

  9. Weeping prophet
    September 21, 2015

    After reading this article the first thought that came to me was, how could God Almighty shield us from Erika when we feed those same demons that are destroying our children, while we try to jail those that are denouncing them?
    Here is a female Prime Minister taking on those demons and addressing them as such, in the strongest possible way, while in Dominica our politicians are suing God fearing men for standing against such demons. It hurts! To even make matters worse, those politicians have some of the best known local pastors/ evangelist within their fold as “spiritual advisors”, yet those guys opened not their mouth when Linton was sued. In fact these spiritual advisors and other local preachers and Christians will try to go and cast out demons from people when they start to act up. We are too wicked and hypocrite in this island.

    • mine
      September 22, 2015

      People like always have negative things to say. Did he see them rape anybody? We should say things with concrete proof.

  10. The Real Facts
    September 21, 2015

    There are all types of abusers. Some occur in the home. Parents bring forth children into the world. They are the primary educators. Their responsibility is to ensure their children are appropriately disciplined. This is not always the case for some parents may not have been prepared for parenthood, therefore are nurture their children appropriately. Discipline and good example in the home are non-existent.
    Some children are disobedient and stubborn and will not listen to their parents. Some prefer leaving their parents home for the streets.
    I do think you must first commence with the parents and educate them on child- nurturing. Then the children, on respect and obedience.
    Some governments instituted sex education in the schools rather than love, discipline and respect.
    Portia-Simpson and other governments, you must first educate/counsel parents and children. Also warn children about the perils awaiting them from strangers and on the streets.

  11. Passing cloud
    September 21, 2015

    Wow, wow, wow! “Prime Minister of Jamaica, Portia Simpson-Miller, has called child abusers demons.”
    “ “Stop it, demons! Stop it, demons! Stop it, demons. You are demons!” she said, at the party’s People’s National Party’s (PNP) 77th annual conference on Sunday.”

    Can someone please remind me why Lennox Linton was sued in May 2014? Was he sued by 19 government ministers that includes the Prime Minister and two women?

    Lennox should feel vindicated because true leaders do not condone evil. but condemn it in the strongest possible way. Here is another statement made by PM Potia Simpson-Miller that is worth taking note of:

    “I don’t care who you are, stop it. Don’t do it.” I personally take this statement to mean, whether one is a farmer, pastor, doctor, politician, priest, bishop, teacher, just about anyone.

    Dominica would be a different country if the authorities that be would take that kind of stance against the evils that are destroying our nation. “Our children are…

    • level headed
      September 22, 2015

      Passing cloud, What exactly are you saying ? I read your piece but couldn’t glean anything from it. Nothing whatsoever.

  12. September 21, 2015

    Satan is a spirit person, he needs a physical body to do abominable works –no difference from God and His angels. That was why Lucifer, of the Garden of Eden, needed to be embodied in the Serpent–to do his sinful work against God.

    Satan does the same thing in this world; for as a spirit person, he has his own angels–better known as demons, who takes the form of any physical individual man or beast –but especially that of man–as he overcome the mind; for that is the way his work through that man will be successful–but that success of his is always short lived, because he is also a coward.

    To those of you–parents, non parents, and guardians who are doing those kinds of abuse against innocent children, the Prime Minister is correct! You are doing the works of the devil, by the hands of his demon in you, you need an exorcism that only God can perform. Turn away from your wickedness and turn to the goodness of God–while you still have the time.

  13. September 21, 2015

    “For the lust of the eye and the lust of the flesh, is not of the Father it is of the world”

    But man continues to remain conformed to the world–conformed to its pleasures of wickedness, evil, and all the sinful conduct that is planted on his mind, by the devil himself–no wonder a person with the true condition of the mind would describe those conducts as from the demons themselves–the seed of the devil in those who choose to deal with him

    But God has said: Vengeance is Mine! The devil knows that he is not going to get away; it is that his time has not yet come; and so, he is trying to take as many as will abide with him to his pit of darkness and torment.

    It is just too bad that man refuse to learn how rebuke the evil works of the devil in their lives, just as they refuse to stand with the ways of God in Life–that is the weakness which the devil holds against them, he knows that he has their favor.

    • The Real Facts
      September 22, 2015

      Man/woman in general are weak of body. You must remember that some children are born out of wedlock; many of them. Governments as Portia Simpson are not addressing this. How can they control evil, if evil is allowed to flourish? I visualize this is difficult to do. This is why I consider that they should commence from youth, in school. In addition, when mothers are pregnant, they and the fathers (if they can find them or if they wish) should be counseled.
      If parents who do not respect themselves cannot bring forth children and appropriately nurture them, in the end what type of children and adults will be in the country? This is another reason why crimes/murders have escalated.
      As for Jamaica and also Trinidad, it appears no one, nothing can control that.
      Dominica has been well on its way. Since accessing DNO, I am shocked that there are so many murders and other crimes, the likes of which did not exist in those days. I make no excuses.

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