PM congratulates PJD2 Radio

POSTED: 01/17/13 11:30 AM

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams congratulated PJD2 Radio, the Voice of St. Maarten yesterday on its 40th anniversary in providing news, information and entertainment to the community of St. Maarten. “I would like to sincerely congratulate PJD2 for their achievement in providing a radio station which has become a staple in the community and hopefully for generations of St. Maarteners to come,” the prime minister said.

In 1973, the Voice of St. Maarten, what is now known as PJD2, was officially established under the management of the late Vance James Jr. Previously the radio station was owned by Marius de Pree and subsequently by Chester Wathey. During the 1960’s order valium and xanax online PJD2 radio was known as the Voice of Hope with well-known preacher Robert Mayer airing religious programming on the station.

On January 1, 1973 Leonard Stein and associates opened the “New 2” PJD2, Voice of St. Maarten, turning the radio station into a commercial venture. “Since the first of January 1973, so for forty years, PJD2 has remained a St. Maarten institution and let us hope that for at least another forty years they can provide the citizens of this country the information they need to stay informed about what is happening locally and globally. Once again congratulations on being the Voice of St. Maarten,” concluded the prime minister.

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