- 12 January: Former president
Isabel Martínez de Perón is arrested in Madrid, Spain, following a warrant issued by an Argentine judge investigating the
forced disappearance of a student activist in 1976. Another warrant follows soon, as well as a request for her extradition to Argentina.
- 26 January: The wine-producing area of
San Rafael, Mendoza is hit by a
hailstorm, which ruins the grape harvest in the region and causes
AR$50 million in damages.
- 9 April: Tens of thousands of demonstrators in
Buenos Aires and other cities in
Argentina protest against the death of
Carlos Fuentealba, a school teacher having been severely injured by a
tear gas canister fired by police during a protest the previous week over pay and working conditions.
- 10 April: Argentina's only icebreaker,
ARA Almirante Irízar, catches fire while returning from her summer
Antarctic campaign, 140 miles off
Puerto Madryn. The ship is then towed to
Puerto Belgrano, arriving on 20 April.
- 11 April: Among accusations of government tampering with economic statistics, the
National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC) modifies previous inflation figures and announces that the basic food basket experienced 0.2%
deflation in March.
- 11 April:
: The semi-finals of
Copa del Rey begin in
Nou Camp. Argentine
Lionel Messi scored a spectacular goal against
Getafe CF.That goal is very similar to a
Diego Maradona's goal against England in Mexico World Cup 1986.Both of them passed six defenders including goalkeeper and scored.
- 25 April: An
Argentine federal court overturns the pardons issued to General
Jorge Videla and former Admiral
Emilio Massera following convictions received for their activities during the "
Dirty War" of the 1970s. The repeal of the pardons is largely symbolic, since the two are already under
house arrest and serving lengthy sentences for other crimes.