2019 in Argentina
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List of years in Argentina
The following lists events that happened or will happen in Argentina in 2019.
- President: Mauricio Macri (until December 10) – Alberto Fernández (starting December 10)
- Vice President: Gabriela Michetti (until December 10) – Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (starting December 10)
- January 1: Jair Bolsonaro is inaugurated as president of Brazil. Chancellor Jorge Faurie attends the inauguration, as president Mauricio Macri was on vacation.
- January 2: Former president Fernando de la Rúa is hospitalized because of cardiac problems.
- January 3: The Argentine government reassured its claim in the Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute at the 186º anniversary of the British occupation in 1833.
- January 4: Cacerolazo in Buenos Aires against the raises in taxes.
- January 10: No Argentine politicians attend the second inauguration of Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela. Macri calls him a dictator in his Twitter account.
- January 14: Milagro Sala is sentenced to 13 years of prison, for corruption charges.
- January 15: Macri makes his first speech at the Santa Cruz Province, alongside kirchnerite governor Alicia Kirchner.
- January 16: Macri meets with Bolsonaro in Brasil. Both of them rejected Maduro as a dictator.
- January 18: The KKL honors the prosecutor Alberto Nisman with a memorial, four years after his death.
- January 21: Macri signs a decree to regulate the asset recovery from corruption cases.
- January 23
- Macri acknowledges Juan Guaidó as President of Venezuela during the 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis.
- Kirchnerist politicians, on the other hand, support Maduro and consider the appointment of Guaidó as a coup d'état organized by the United States. Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, ally of Maduro during his presidency, did not make comments.
- January 27: La Rioja Province celebrates a referendum over an amendment to the provincial constitution, to allow governor Sergio Casas to run for a new term of office. The parties, however, do not agree on the interpretation of the results.
- January 29: After some weeks of speculation, governor María Eugenia Vidal announces that the provincial elections in the Buenos Aires Province will be held together with the 2019 Argentine general election.
- January 30
- In line with Vidal, Buenos Aires mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta announces that the election in the Buenos Aires city will also be held together with the national ones.
- Musician Manuel Vilca is hospitalized in Bolivia, and has to pay 17,000 US dollars for the treatments. This starts a diplomatic conflict between Jujuy governor Gerardo Morales and Bolivian president Evo Morales, as Bolivians are treated in Argentine hospitals for free.
- February 3: Agustín Zbar, president of the AMIA, resigns. He had proposed the DAIA to decline the case against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, which the DAIA rejected. He is replaced by Ariel Eichbaum.
- April 25: Sinceramente, the first book written by Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, former President of Argentina and current Senator for the Buenos Aires Province, is released
Predicted and scheduled events
- End of the 2018–19 Argentine Primera División tournament.
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- January 10 – Leo Satragno, musician.
- January 21 – Emiliano Sala, Argentine professional footballer (b. 1990)
- February 11 – Ricardo Boechat, Argentine-born Brazilian journalist (b. 1952)
- February 17 – Eduardo Bauza, first Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers of Argentina.
- February 23 – Natacha Jaitt, model.
- February 26 – Christian Bach, actress.
- March 2 – Franco Macri, Italian-Argentine businessman (b. 1930)
- May 5 – Paco Cabasés, Argentine professional footballer (b. 1916)
- July 9 – Fernando de la Rúa, 43rd President of Argentina (b. 1937)
- July 19 – César Pelli, Argentine-American architect (b. 1926)
- July 21 – Hugo Cóccaro, Argentine politician (b. 1954)
- August 12 – José Luis Brown, Argentine footballer (b. 1956)
- Maia Jastreblansky (January 1, 2019). "Faurie en la asunción de Bolsonaro: "Nos interesa que a Brasil le vaya bien"" [Faurie in the inauguration of Bolsonaro: "We want Brazil to be good"] (in Spanish). La Nación. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
- "Internaron al expresidente Fernando de la Rúa" [Former president Fernando de la Rúa is hospitalized] (in Spanish). La Nación. January 2, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "A 186 años de la ocupación británica de Malvinas, el Gobierno reafirmó el derecho de soberanía de la Argentina" [186 years after the British occupation of the Malvinas, the government reaffirmed the right of the Argentine sovereignty claim] (in Spanish). La Nación. January 3, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- ""Ruidazo" en distintas esquinas de la Ciudad contra los aumentos de tarifas" ["Ruidazo" in several squares of the city against the raises in taxes] (in Spanish). La Nación. January 4, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "Mauricio Macri, durante la asunción de Maduro: "Intenta burlarse de la democracia, Venezuela vive bajo una dictadura"" [Mauricio Macri, during the inauguration of Maduro: "He tries to mock democracy, Venezuela lives under a dictatorship"] (in Spanish). La Nación. January 10, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "Condenaron a Milagro Sala a 13 años de prisión por el desvío de fondos públicos" [Milagro Sala is sentenced to 13 years of prison for redirection of public funds] (in Spanish). La Nación. January 14, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- Mariela Arias (January 15, 2019). "Macri compartió un acto con Alicia Kirchner y llamó a "tirar en la misma dirección"" [Macri shared an event with Alicia Kirchner and proposed to "work together"] (in Spanish). La Nación. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "Macri y Bolsonaro condenaron al régimen de Maduro: "Es un dictador que busca perpetuarse en el poder"" [Macri and Bolsonaro rejected the regime of Maduro: "he's a dictator that seeks to perpetuate himself in power"] (in Spanish). La Nación. January 16, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- Ben Cohen (January 18, 2019). "Marking Fourth Anniversary of Alberto Nisman's Murder, Israel Unveils Memorial to Argentine Prosecutor Who Sought Justice for Iran-Linked Bombing of Buenos Aires Jewish Center". Algemeiner. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "Mauricio Macri anunció la extinción de dominio por decreto: "En la Argentina de hoy, el que las hace las paga"" [Mauricio Macri announced the asset recovery by decree: "In modern Argentina, crime does not pay"] (in Spanish). La Nación. January 21, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "Crisis en Venezuela: Macri reconoció a Juan Guaidó como presidente interino" [Crisis in Venezuela: Macri acknowledged Juan Guaidó as interim president] (in Spanish). La Nación. January 23, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "El kirchnerismo denunció un "intento de golpe" en Venezuela" [Kirchnerism denounced a "coup attempt" in Venezuela] (in Spanish). La Nación. January 23, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "Los riojanos le dieron la espalda al plebiscito de Sergio Casas: solo votó el 44 por ciento del padrón" [The Riojans rejected Sergio Casas' referendum: only 44% of voters voted] (in Spanish). Infobae. January 27, 2019. Retrieved January 28, 2019.
- "Vidal decidió que no adelantará las elecciones en Buenos Aires" [Vidal decided that she will not advance the elections in Buenos Aires] (in Spanish). La Nación. January 29, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- Jaime Rosemberg (January 30, 2019). "Rodríguez Larreta unificará también la elección de la ciudad con la presidencial" [Rodríguez Larreta will also unify the city elections with the presidential ones] (in Spanish). La Nación. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "Morales repudió a Evo Morales por el trato "deshumanizado" hacia argentinos: "Le tendría que dar vergüenza"" [Morales condemned Evo Morales for the "deshumanized" treatment to Argentines: "You should be ashamed"] (in Spanish). La Nación. January 30, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "El presidente de la AMIA pidió "licencia por tiempo indefinido" tras la polémica por el memorándum con Irán" [The president of the AMIA took "license for an indefinite time" after the controversy for the memorandum with Iran] (in Spanish). La Nación. February 3, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- Murió Leo Satragno, hijo de Pinky y Raúl Lavié
- "Plane body identified as footballer Sala". BBC News. February 8, 2019.
- Jornalista Ricardo Boechat morre em queda de helicóptero em SP (in Portuguese)
- Murió Eduardo Bauzá, exministro del gobierno de Carlos Menem y primer jefe de Gabinete
- La muerte de Natacha Jaitt fue por una "falla multiorgánica" según los resultados de la autopsia
- Argentine Actress Christian Bach Has Died at 59
- Murió Franco Macri, padre del Presidente y jefe del grupo de empresas familiar (in Spanish)
- Murió "Paco" Cabasés, emblema de la historia de Talleres (in Spanish)
- Murió Fernando de la Rúa: de la militancia al poder, con una breve y conflictiva gestión (in Spanish)
- Cesar Pelli, Argentine architect behind the Petronas Towers, dies aged 92
- Tenía 64 años: Falleció en Buenos Aires el ex gobernador Hugo Cóccaro (in Spanish)
- "Argentina defender who scored in 1986 World Cup final dies". TheJournal.ie. August 13, 2019. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
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