Delays in mail delivery to Certain Regions in Ecuador
April 25, 2016
The designated postal operator of Ecuador has informed us that the severe earthquakes that have occurred in that country since 16 April 2016 have seriously impacted acceptance, processing and delivery of mail, especially in the province of Manabi.
We received a list of the areas in Manabi province that have been affected by the earthquakes. The names of the affected cantons and the main cities in Manabi province are listed in the table below for your reference.
There may also be delays in the arrival of mail sent from those areas to Japan.
Thank you for your understanding of this situation.
|Destination||Affected region||Mail types|
|Ecuador||Manabi Province||All types
(EMS, Air Mail*, SAL Mail)
*Air Mail includes Letters, Postcards, International Parcel Post, Small packets, International ePacket, Greeting cards, D-mail (priority bulk airmail) and P-mail (non-priority bulk airmail).
Names of severely affected cantons and main cities in Manabi
|El Carmen||El Carmen|
|Flavio Alfaro||Flavio Alfaro|
|Puerto López||Puerto López|
|San Vicente||San Vicente|
|Santa Ana||Santa Ana|
|Sucre||Bahía de Caraquez|
|Veinticuatro de Mayo||Sucre|
Note: The situation may change according to the circumstances in Ecuador.