The disappearance and death of Santiago Maldonado has overshadowed Sunday’s midterm congressional election in a country where potential cases of abuse by security forces are particularly sensitive.
"The president believes that these documents should be made available in the interests of full transparency unless agencies provide a compelling and clear national security or law enforcement justification otherwise," a White House official said.
Brazilian officials say the crackdown is one of the biggest in the world carried out alongside US authorities.
The wildfires in California that erupted earlier this month have killed at least 42 people and gutted 5,700 homes and businesses. And now stories are emerging of the rescue of not just people, but also some of the region's thousands of animals.
Made from recycled plastic waste, these strong and durable homes are taking Cartagena in Colombia by storm.
The death toll from Northern California's wildfires rose to 42 on Wednesday as rescuers found another victim in Sonoma County.
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