The number of Venezuelan citizens trying to enter Peru has increased considerably, as
So far, each Venezuelan has been asked for a basic document, such as an ID or Andean Card to allow the entry into Peru.
For that reason, Tumbes region authorities have activated a contingency plan, since they forecast the number of migrants will surpass 7,000 today.
According to Tumbes' Customs Manager Luis Figueroa, four registration windows have been implemented at the checkpoint, as well as internal and external surveillance.
Supervisor Tomas Arizola affirmed special modules intended for the vulnerable population —including children, pregnant women, elders, and terminally-ill people— have been installed.
Furthermore, the Inca nation's Health Ministry has set up a module to vaccinate the Bolivarian country's citizens and give them information.
Finally, foreign media outlets reported the Ecuadorian Government has prepared a humanitarian corridor. In this sense, buses take Venezuelans from Rumichaca (border with Colombia) to Huaquillas (border with Peru).