first_imgalabama quarterback jalen hurts at the sec championship gameATLANTA, GA – DECEMBER 01: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks on in the second half against the Georgia Bulldogs during the 2018 SEC Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 1, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Bowl season is here in college football, but before we get into these postseason contests, it is time for a final top 25 from CBS Sports.As always, Dennis Dodd handles the rankings for CBS. He updated his weekly throughout the season, and put out his last set today.Not surprisingly, Alabama is No. 1. The Crimson Tide are 13-0 and have the top seed in the College Football Playoff, which starts on December 2019.Clemson, Notre Dame, Oklahoma and Georgia round out Dodd’s top five.Here is his final top 25:AlabamaClemsonNotre DameOklahomaGeorgiaOhio StateUCFWashingtonWashington StateFloridaLSUMichiganKentuckyTexasFresno StateWest VirginiaUtah StatePenn StateUtahBoise StateSyracuseCincinnatiMississippi StateAppalachian StateTexas A&MYou can see Dodd’s full analysis and top 25 breakdown here.Bowl season begins this Saturday, December 15.last_img read more

In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Stéphane Dujarric, the UN chief said that CICIG and its Commissioner play “a pivotal role in the fight against impunity in Guatemala.”“The UN Secretariat has serious concerns about this decision, which it is currently reviewing and which does not appear to be consistent with the Agreement on the establishment of CICIG,” Mr. Dujarric spelled out.According to his spokesperson, the Secretary-General has asked Mr. Velasquez to continue at the helm of CICIG from outside Guatemala until there is more clarity on the situation.“The Secretary-General encourages the Government of Guatemala to continue to search for a solution through dialogue in the framework of article 12 of the Agreement establishing CICIG,” the statement concluded.According to news reports, the agency’s mandate – due to expire next year – was revoked days after a long-running dispute between Mr. Velasquez and Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales escalated, which included corruption probes against the President and his family.Mr. Morales reportedly had asked the UN chief to name a replacement for Mr. Velasquez, who is a Colombian citizen. read more