Voice of Choice
WLQY is the voice and station of choice of the Caribbean and Haitian Community. Almost every notable leader in our Community, and community atlarge has been a guest on the station including current President of Haiti Jovenel Moise; Former President of Haiti, Michel Martelly and such dignitaries as Former Senator, Bob Graham; Former U.S. Representative, Kendrick B. Meek; Former Florida Governor, Jeb Bush; Former Miami Mayor, Tomas P. Regalado; Former Mayor,Manny Diaz; Former Miami Mayor, Javier Suarez and Joe Carollo; Current North Miami Mayor, Smith Joseph; Former North Miami Mayor, Joe Celestine; Dade County Mayor, Carlos A. Gimenez, Former Dade County Mayor, Alex Penelas; Music groups: The Fugis, Wyclef Jean, Kassav, System Band and NBA Basketball Player, Olden Polynice to name a few. Former Mayor Surfside, Paul Novack have a weekly program on WLQY. WLQY is the link to the Community.
Almost all of the broadcasts on WLQY are foreign language with an emphasis on French and Creole or translated to such. Creole is such a dominate language in the Community, that in November 1999, the Miami-Dade Election Commission decided that Creole ballots would be provided in precincts where a significant portion of voters are Haitian American.
Public Service Awareness
Our Community as well as many government agencies look to WLQY for Public Service Awareness, Information, Education, consumer affairs, health safety issues, voter participation and family and children programs.
WLQY’s hosts and programs have been on WLQY for over 30 years and have become fixtures and benchmarks in the community. The community is loyal and responsive to WLQY.
For more than a decade, WLQY has offered 24 hours, seven days a week of brokered programming. South Florida residents can hear the language and the music of their heritage by listening to only one radio station WLQY.
WLQY – 1320 AM sends out signal across South Florida as far west to a distance approximately midway between the east and west coastlines. WLQY’s 5,000 watts blankets all of South Florida from Key Largo to the Palm Beaches and across to the Bahamas.