There are Spanish people with loose to medium curly and wavy hair. It's not an anomaly. Maybe you're just around ignorant people.
3b/c, medium-coarse, low porosity, low density
HG: Jessicurl Too Shea and Kinky Curly Curling Custard
Shampoo: nonsulfate shampoo and Suave Naturals sulfate shampoo when needed