efe-epaSan José

For more than 20 years, Jenny Duarte has been living in the Valladolid neighborhood of San José, but has recently lost her home in what she describes as a "slow motion earthquake" that is slowly disappearing the town.

What began as a small crack in a street a few months ago has turned into a huge subsidence that since September has destroyed 30 houses and that threatens to continue expanding in this community in San Miguel de Desamparados, in the south of San José. EFE-EPA