Alberto Fernández takes the oath of office as President of Argentina while Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is sworn in as Vice President.
Argentina begins a mandatory national quarantine until March 31, restricting people to their homes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. People will only be allowed to leave their homes to shop for basic goods, like food and medicine, according to President Alberto Fernández.
Former Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces that she will run for Vice President in the 2019 Argentine general election, with former Chief of Staff Alberto Fernández as her running mate for President.
Argentine federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who had accused President Cristina Kirchner of covering up Iranian links to the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in order to open up trade with Iran, dies of a gunshot wound to the head with the type of death still undetermined.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron say the future of the Falkland Islands is up to its inhabitants, not Argentina. His statement comes after the President of Argentina Cristina Fernández de Kirchner urged the prime minister to abide by a 1965 UN resolution to "negotiate a solution" to the dispute.
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the President of Argentina, states that Argentina will lodge a complaint with the United Nations Security Council and the United Nations General Assembly about the alleged "militarisation" of the area around the Falkland Islands by the United Kingdom.
The government of Argentina announces that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has cancer in her thyroid gland, and will have an operation on 4 January and step aside as president for 20 days until 24 January.