Airline sends student to wrong 'Guyana' 1864 miles away

Georgetown's Parliament building, Guyana.

Georgetown's Parliament building, Guyana. Image by David Stanley / CC BY 2.0

Ghanaian student Emmanuel Aknomanyi boarded a flight from Sao Paulo to Georgetown, Guyana - or so he thought. Aknomanyi was headed to the country on the Caribbean coast to attend medical school and instead arrived in Goiânia, Brazil, 1864 miles away from Guyana. He spent a week in Brazil waiting for the airline to arrange the correct flight, relying on strangers for hospitality. Read more:

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