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How do you send and receive your letters and package mail? Are local postal facilities adequate?

Through USG. - Jan 28, 2017
My husband's company sent snail mail by DHL weekly. - Jun 29, 2015
USG diplomatic pouch. It's slow, so don't plan on getting anything quickly (2-4 weeks). Mail access for the general public is generally dreadful and expensive; UPS and DHL operate here, but they can be prohibitively expensive. - Aug 23, 2014
Through the embassy. Pouch takes 2-3 weeks. DPO is apparently coming soon, but it's not available yet. - May 21, 2013
Local mail does work actually, but I've only used it once. - Mar 2, 2013
I use the diplomatic pouch. - Dec 29, 2011