PALM BEACH POST: Cockroaches, rat droppings, mold: Glades family’s horrid living conditions

As if Big Sugar didn’t serve up enough misery on our waterways and Everglades, their most stunning betrayal can be found in the very people who live in the “Company Towns” of the Glades. Generations of families have endured sugarcane preharvest burns, pesticides sprayed liberally on them from crop dusters, chronic poverty and unemployment.

Two international, billion-dollar corporations parked out there – and this is what the people endure.

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