Ahead of huge protests in Venezuela, here’s what you need to know


( CNN) Opposition presidents in Venezuela have called protesters to the streets for what they hope is part of Venezuela’s largest marches on Wednesday, a national holiday recognizing the signing of Venezuela’s independence act from Spain.

President Nicolas Maduro and his supporters have called for a countermarch on the same day. Maduro also deployed the Venezuelan armed forces to the street on Sunday night, where they will stay for the duration of the marches.

Ahead of the complains, here is what you need to know.