2014 in Argentina

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See also: Other events of 2014
List of years in Argentina

The following lists events from the year 2014 in Argentina.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 24 - Restrictions enacted two years earlier on retail purchases of U.S. dollars were eased following a 15% drop in the Argentine peso days earlier.[1]

February[edit]

  • February 8 - A truck and a bus collide in the Argentine province of Mendoza, killing at least 17 people and injuring more than 10 others.
  • February 17 - The Vatican head of state, Pope Francis, renews his Argentine passport, reportedly asking not to enjoy any privilege.

March[edit]

April[edit]

  • April 10 - Massive general strike led by Dissident CGT heads Hugo Moyano and Luis Barrionuevo, and Dissident CTA head Pablo Micheli.[4]
  • April 22 - Broad Front UNEN, a center-left political coalition, was established following a convention in Buenos Aires' Broadway Theater.[5]

May[edit]

  • May 1 - Siam Di Tella's manufacturing plant in the Buenos Aires suburb of Piñeiro, once the largest appliance factory in South America, was reopened by local household electronics maker Newsan after 28 years.[6]
  • May 7 - Singer/songwriter Teresa Parodi was appointed the nation's first Minister of Culture following the president's decision to promote the Culture Secretariat to a cabinet-level ministry.[7]
  • May 16 - Announcement made of a new species of Titanosaur discovered in Patagonia, the largest land animal found to date[8]
  • May 29 - An agreement was reached with the Paris Club of creditor nations (the last remaining Argentine debt still in default besides bonds held by holdouts) on debt repayment totaling USD9 billion including penalties and interest.[9]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

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