Students Freddie McLennan and Joe Atkins, both 19, died while travelling across South America.Read more
Two teenagers who died in a car crash on a Bolivian salt flat were "likeable" and "popular", their former head teacher said.
John Weeds, head of Cranbrook School in Kent, said Freddie McLennan and Joe Atkins had been travelling on their gap year in Bolivia.
He said the school was "deeply saddened" to hear the 19-year-olds had died.
Dr Weeds said Freddie was a "likeable young man who was a true leader in the making".
An exemplary student, he achieved "exceptionally highly" in sixth form and was known for his "good humour and compassion".
Joe, a "scholar in the making", was said to have been a positive influence for othe students.
He showed great commitment to his studies, and was known for his "cheerful manner and his fanatical support for Manchester City".
Dr Weeds added: "We share the grief of the families at their tragic loss and offer them our sincerest condolences."
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office confirmed it was supporting the families of three British people who were involved in the car accident and is in close contact with the Bolivian authorities.
Homes in the city of La Paz were destroyed, but no casualties were reported.
At the age of 15, Brisa De Angulo was raped by a member of her extended family while he was staying with her parents. Here she describes the slow, insidious way that her attacker went about isolating her from family and friends before the sexual abuse began. Brisa now runs the Breeze of Hope Foundation, which supports young survivors of sexual violence in Bolivia. Image: Brisa De Angulo Credit: Parker Palmer
Teresa Camacho Badani is a herpetologist, a biologist specialising in amphibians and reptiles. A decade ago, she had a really big find - a very rare frog called a sehuencas water frog. The frog was taken to Teresa's research centre where it stayed, alone. They named him Romeo and in a last ditch attempt to find him a Juliet, set up a dating profile for him, and started a campaign to raise funds and launch an expedition. Image: Romeo – the sehuencas water frog Credit: Matias Careaga/Museo de Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny