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Prisons superintendent pushes Transcendental Meditation for prisoners
by Hermisha Rolle
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19 February 2010
On 19 February 2010 Dominica News Online reported:
The Transcendental Meditation Technique is now being offered to inmates at the Dominica State Prison as part of a comprehensive programme including sports and education in practical skills.
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Algernon Anthony Charter, Superintendent of Prisons, said that the Transcendental Meditation Programme is being offered to the prisoners 'to help them to relax', Dominica News Online quoted him as saying.
'We hope that it will help them to see and behave differently,' Mr Charter was quoted in the article.
Mr Charter discussed the goal of this newly implemented approach during 'his address at the closing of the January Criminal Assizes at the High Court of Justice', the article reported.
Speaking of the Transcendental Meditation Programme, he said in the article, 'we offer opportunities hoping that [inmates] change their cognition.'
In addition to Transcendental Meditation, inmates will also have the opportunity to join indoor and outdoor competitive sports and participate in a 'skills training programme' in construction, the article reported.
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