0907 GMT August 21, 2019
The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the measure aims to curb a surge in immigration from crisis-stricken Venezuela that has driven hundreds of thousands of desperate migrants to Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile and Brazil, Reuters reported.
Ecuador and Peru now allow Venezuelans to enter with only their national ID cards.
That has been a significant advantage for Venezuelan migrants, who struggle to obtain passports amid chronic shortages.
One of the sources said an announcement in Peru would likely be made later on Thursday or on Friday.