Many U.S. mail packages to Puerto Rico are too heavy

SAN JUAN In San Juan’s post offices, it feels lately as though all of America has started sending care packages. And that’s a lot work.

Thousands upon thousands of parcels have finally started pouring in on flights from the mainland. They are stuffed into giant silver containers, off-loaded at a special cargo area at the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and driven to two processing facilities.

But since Hurricane Maria cut a terrible path across Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, the logistics of handling all the packages have been daunting.

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