The mayor of Montecristi, left, discusses funding issues and renovations at Clinico Municipal de Dialisis with Cmdr. Mark Becker

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MONTECRISTI, Ecuador (Jan. 17, 2011) The mayor of Montecristi, left, discusses funding issues and renovations at Clinico Municipal de Dialisis with Cmdr. Mark Becker, mission commander of Southern Partnership Station 2011, and 1st Lt. Axel Zengotita during a tour of the facility. Southern Partnership Station is an annual deployment of U.S. ships to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility in the Caribbean and Latin America. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeffery Tilghman Williams/Released)

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 MONTECRISTI, Ecuador (Jan. 17, 2011) The mayor of Montecristi, left, discusses funding issues and renovations at Clinico Municipal de Dialisis with Cmdr. Mark Becker, mission commander of Southern Partnership Station 2011, and 1st Lt. Axel Zengotita during a tour of the facility. Southern Partnership Station is an annual deployment of U.S. ships to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility in the Caribbean and Latin America. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeffery Tilghman Williams/Released)