Venezuela's Education Minister Hector Rodriguez, left, and Sports Minister Antonio Alvarez, right, carry the coffin of the late lawmaker Robert Serra to the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Serra, a rising star in Venezuela's ruling socialist party, was stabbed to death in his home, officials said Thursday. The 27-year-old Serra was a lawyer by training and was elected to Congress in 2010 as a member of the ruling party. He gained prominence organizing youth to counter a wave of destabilizing student protests in 2007.
Venezuela's Education Minister Hector Rodriguez, left, and Sports Minister Antonio Alvarez, right, carry the coffin of the late lawmaker Robert Serra to the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Serra, a rising star in Venezuela's ruling socialist party, was stabbed to death in his home, officials said Thursday. The 27-year-old Serra was a lawyer by training and was elected to Congress in 2010 as a member of the ruling party. He gained prominence organizing youth to counter a wave of destabilizing student protests in 2007. Fernando Llano AP
Venezuela's Education Minister Hector Rodriguez, left, and Sports Minister Antonio Alvarez, right, carry the coffin of the late lawmaker Robert Serra to the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Serra, a rising star in Venezuela's ruling socialist party, was stabbed to death in his home, officials said Thursday. The 27-year-old Serra was a lawyer by training and was elected to Congress in 2010 as a member of the ruling party. He gained prominence organizing youth to counter a wave of destabilizing student protests in 2007. Fernando Llano AP

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