Slavery in Brazil / Eduardo Martino / Documentography.
When workers are offered jobs in faraway farms in the State of Para, they endure long trips in trucks. The trip is normally paid by the gato who got them the job. If the trip isn't paid by the gato it is because the worker went on his own to take a chance in Para. But he often has very little money on him so by the time he arrives in Para he will hang around in cheap hotels until a gato offers him work, pays the hotel bill and takes him to the farm where he will start to work already indebted, creating the basic condition for slavery.