Metro Won’t Close Migrants’ Camp

Metro has called off next week’s threatened closing of the Everglades Migrant Labor Camp after growers agreed to rent half the camp’s 400 trailers Jack Campbell, secretary-treasurer of the South Florida Tomato and Vegetable Growers Association, said Monday that migrants will have to pay up or get out under the new management, which takes over next Wednesday. Under the new arrangement, the camp will be leased for $1 a year to the Everglades Community Association.

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