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

We have US embassy privileges, the pouch used to be quick and reliable but recent changes mean we ware waiting much longer. I have used DHL as well which is quite expensive, $90 to send a letter to the UK. - Nov 17, 2017
I use embassy mail services - I think that using the local mail is possible, but not reliable. - Jun 23, 2016
The post office is unreliable, and there is no address system in the country. I managed to send some post cards to the U.S. and Europe, and those usually arrived at their destination but took a long time. Fedex, UPS and DHL are available, but rates are high. It is common for expats to ask around the expat community if anyone can take a small package to or from Liberia to the U.S. or Europe. - Aug 20, 2015
I don't. Bring it with you or forget it. I bring a lot back when I go out of country. Some NGO folks or corporate types get it through their sponsors. Embassy people have their own mail service. - Dec 19, 2013
I use our pouch address for the embassy. - Dec 24, 2012
Diplomatic pouch. The Liberian postal system exists, and it supposedly does work. I was able to send postcards to the US, and others have used it to send packages out. I don't know if anyone has used it to send anything into Liberia. DHL and TNT and (I think) Fedex will deliver. - Aug 3, 2010
Embassy personnel use the pouch. We do not have an APO.You cannot ship glass, liquids or aerosols through the pouch. - Jul 13, 2009