In the Time of the Butterflies

What is the setting of the book?

More detail in where in the Dominican Republic they are in and other places they go.

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Set in the Dominican Republic, In the Time of the Butterflies depicts the lives of the Mirabal family between 1938 and 1994. The four Dominican women from Salcedo (as of Nov. 2007 the province is officially named Hermanas Mirabal).The sisters car was stopped. They were led into a sugarcane field. Here they were mercilessly beaten and strangled to death. Then their car was taken to a mountain known as La Cumbre, between Santiago and Puerto Plata, and thrown off.