The Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) held a two day convention in the Corozal District. Teachers from across the country attended the 2 day celebration of the union which also included talks on retirement, years of service, transfers and broken service. In addition to fun activities to promote the interaction between the various institutions in attendance, the BNTU also uses the occasion to hold elections for its executive. President Elena Smith was not challenged and retains her post. The only post that had a challenge was the post for Vice President. VP Luke Palacio was challenged by Otilio Munoz. The counting of the ballots at the Corozal Community College auditorium ended at 6 p.m.There were 223 votes and Palacio was re-elected with 193 votes.