By Ann Brown
New Yorker Nova Felder has been stuck in Ghana and is now threatening to sue the U.S. government for negligence and violating his constitutional rights.
Felder told NY1 he has hired attorney Pierre Gooding.
“When you have 99 flights coming out of Honduras for half of the amount of people, you can’t say that we are treating everyone equally,” said Pierre Gooding, Felder’s attorney. “Everyone in this country is entitled to equal protection under the law. And that’s simply not happening.”
Felder is not alone. Another New Yorker named Pamela Ama has been stranded in Ghana for the last five months. It’s not because she was on an extended stay, but because she got stuck there like Felder in the West African country due to covid-19 travel restrictions.
On July 30, Ama was hoping to purchase a $1,400 and leave. She was one of hundreds of people waiting online to purchase a ticket on an Ethiopian Airlines flight after missing an earlier opportunity to return home.
“I missed the June 29 flight and I’m just trying to Click here to read entire article