People line up for free meat lunches in Athens on Thursday, March 7, 2013. It's called "Barbecue Thursday" _ a raucous pre-Easter celebration for meat lovers. But this year's Tsiknopemp

 

              People line up for free meat lunches in Athens on Thursday, March 7, 2013. It
People line up for free meat lunches in Athens on Thursday, March 7, 2013. It's called "Barbecue Thursday" _ a raucous pre-Easter celebration for meat lovers. But this year's Tsiknopempti festivities, a fixture of the Carnival season, coincided with the Greek Statistical Authority announced unemployment in Greece has dipped marginally to 26.4 percent, according to data for December. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)