Features of the constitutional and legal regulation of relations between the state and religious communities in the Americas in the island countries (Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Guyana, Dominica, Grenada)

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The peculiarities of relations between the state and religious associations, the constitutional principles of the secular state and freedom of conscience in the island countries such as Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Guyana, Dominica, Grenada, which is considered one of the main non-discrimination on grounds of religion. It is noted that, despite the proclaimed independence from Great Britain, still these states there are directly dependent on the country, as they have, as stated in the Constitution shall be island states, operates Westminster model of the organization of political power, where the head of state is the British monarch represented by the Governor-General. Also concluded that a low conflict in these countries, due to the religious homogeneity, where the majority of the population adheres to Christian beliefs.

N V Volodina

Academy General Prosecutor of the Russian Federation

Email: nina_volodina@mail.ru

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